Vitório Maria de Sousa Coutinho, 2nd Count of Linhares

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His Excellency
The Count of Linhares
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2nd President of the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Portugal
In office
4 May 1835 – 27 May 1835
Monarch Maria II of Portugal
Preceded by Duke of Palmela
Succeeded by Duke of Saldanha
Personal details
Born (1790-06-25)25 June 1790
Turin, Kingdom of Sardinia
Died 29 July 1857(1857-07-29) (aged 65)
Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Spouse(s) Catarina Juliana de Sousa Holstein
Religion Roman Catholic

D. Vitório Maria Francisco de Sousa Coutinho Teixeira de Andrade Barbosa, second Count of Linhares (25 June 1790 – 29 July 1857) was a Portuguese statesman.

Career[edit]

Vitório Maria Francisco de Sousa Coutinho Teixeira de Andrade Barbosa took part in the campaigns in Rio da Prata.

In 1817 was nominated Extraordinary Envoie and Minister at Turin.

In 1835 he took part of the ministry, being in charge of the Portuguese Navy.

In May, he became the second Portuguese Prime Minister.

He was part of the Câmara dos Pares (Chamber of Peers) in Saint Benedict's Parliament.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Duke of Palmela
President of the Council of Ministers
of the Kingdom of Portugal and the Algarves

1835
Succeeded by
Duke of Saldanha
Preceded by
Viscount of Santarém
Minister of the Navy Armada
of the Kingdom of Portugal and the Algarves

1835
Succeeded by
Manuel Gorjão Henriques
Preceded by
Rodrigo de Sousa Coutinho
Portuguese Ambassador to
the Kingdom of Sardinia

1817
Succeeded by
Rodrigo de Sousa Coutinho
Portuguese nobility
Preceded by
Rodrigo de Sousa Coutinho
Count of Linhares
1812—1857
Succeeded by
Rodrigo de Sousa Coutinho