António Ginestal Machado

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António Ginestal Machado
Prime Minister of Portugal
(President of the Ministry)
Order: 87th (33rd of the Republic)
Term of Office 15 November 1923 – 18 December 1923
Predecessor: António Maria da Silva
Successor: Álvaro de Castro
Date of Birth 3 May 1873
Place of Birth: Almeida
Date of Death 28 June 1940
Place of Death: Santarém
Occupation: High school teacher, Rector of the Santarém High School and musician
Political Party: Republican Union, later Republican Liberal

António Ginestal Machado (Almeida, 3 May 1873 – Santarém, 28 June 1940; Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐ̃ˈtɔniu ʒinɨʃˈtaɫ mɐˈʃadu]) was a Portuguese politician. He was graduated in Law by the University of Coimbra and a high-school teacher. A member of the moderated Republican Union, he was one of the promoters of its fusion with the Evolutionist Party, that originated the Republican Liberal Party. He was President of the Ministry (Prime Minister), from 15 November to 14 December 1923, in a minority government. He resigned due to the opposition of President Manuel Teixeira Gomes of dissolving the parliament, after an insurrection attempt.


Political offices
Preceded by
António Maria da Silva
Prime Minister of Portugal
(President of the Ministry)

Succeeded by
Álvaro de Castro