List of mayors of Lisbon

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This is a list of mayors of Lisbon (Portuguese: Presidente da Câmara Municipal de Lisboa, CML, literally: "President of the Municipal Chamber of Lisbon", and also Portuguese: Presidente do Município de Lisboa, literally: "President of the Municipality of Lisbon), the capital city of Portugal, and also the most populated.

This office is considered one of most important in Portugal's politics, even more sought than the office of Minister (following António Costa's resignation from a Minister's position to dispute the 2007 elections, which he won).

Mayor From To Party Notes
Pedro Augusto Franco, 1º Conde do Restelo 1894 1896
Zófimo Consiglieri Pedroso da Silva 1897 1898
Pedro Augusto Franco, 1º Conde do Restelo 1899 1901
António José de Ávila 1901 1903 2nd Count of Ávila and 2nd Marquis of Ávila and Bolama
António de Azevedo Castelo-Branco 1904 1906
Teodoro Ferreira Pinto Basto 1907 1907
José Adolfo de Melo e Sousa 1909 1909
Anselmo Braamcamp Freire 1909 1913
António Xavier Correia Barreto 1913 1913
João Catanho de Meneses 1914 1914
Eduardo Alberto Lima Basto 1914 1914
Henrique Jardim de Vilhena 1915 1915
João Carlos Alberto da Costa Gomes 1915 1917
Alfredo Rodrigues Gaspar 1918 1918
José Carlos da Maia 1918 1918
Zeferino Cândido Falcão Pacheco 1918 1918
José Tavares de Araújo e Castro 1918 1919
Alberto Ferreira Vidal 1919 1919
Alfredo Rodrigues Gaspar 1919 1920
Agostinho Inácio da Conceição Estrela 1920 1923
Albano Augusto de Portugal Durão 1923 1925
Sebastião da Costa Santos 1925 1925
José Vicente de Freitas 1926 1933 Appointed by the Government of the Ditadura Nacional
Adriano da Costa Macedo 1933 1934 Appointed by the Government of the Estado Novo
Linhares de Lima 1934 1935 Appointed by the Government of the Estado Novo
Daniel Rodrigues de Sousa 1935 1937 Appointed by the Government of the Estado Novo
Duarte Pacheco 1938 1943 Appointed by the Government of the Estado Novo, in addition to simultaneous the post of Minister for Public Works.
Eduardo Rodrigues de Carvalho Appointed by the Government of the Estado Novo
Álvaro Salvação Barreto 1944 1959 Appointed by the Government of the Estado Novo
António Vitorino da França Borges 1960 1970 Appointed by the Government of the Estado Novo
Fernando Augusto Santos e Castro 1970 1971 Appointed by the Government of the Estado Novo
António Jorge da Silva Sebastião 1972 1974 Appointed by the Government of the Estado Novo
Joaquim Caldeira Rodrigues 1974 1975 Appointed by the Government of the Democratic Portuguese Third Republic
Lino José Góis Ferreira 1975 1977 Appointed by the Government of the Democratic Portuguese Third Republic.
Aquilino Ribeiro Machado 1977 1980 PS First person democratically elected mayor of Lisbon after the Carnation Revolution.
Nuno Krus Abecassis 1980 1989 CDS, also supported by PSD Elected twice.
Jorge Fernando Branco de Sampaio 1989 1996 PS, also supported by PCP Elected twice. Left after being elected President of the Republic.
João Barroso Soares 1996 6 January 2002 PS, also supported by PCP Substituted the former. Elected in the following election.
Pedro Miguel de Santana Lopes 6 January 2002 July 2004 PSD Elected. Left in order to become Prime Minister, appointed by the President of Portugal, following Durão Barroso's resignation to become president of the European Commission.
António Pedro Nobre Carmona Rodrigues July 2004 15 March 2005 Non-partisan, but supported by PSD Formerly deputy mayor, substituted the former mayor.
Pedro Miguel de Santana Lopes 15 March 2005 28 October 2005 PSD Returned after having lost the legislative elections. Later resigned.
António Pedro Nobre Carmona Rodrigues 28 October 2005 17 May 2007 Non-partisan, but supported by PSD Substituted the former (again), who resigned. Elected in the following elections. Removed from office (in 17 May 2007) after him and members of his cabinet were charged with presidency related criminal irregularities, in the first months of 2007. Disputed the mid-term election on July 1st 2007 without any party's support, but lost.
(appointed council) 17 May 2007 31 July 2007 Appointed Transitional council until elections.
António Luís dos Santos da Costa 1 August 2007 incumbent PS Elected in mid-term elections, for the 2-year remainder. Reelected in 2009 for a full 4-year term; reelected in 2013.

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