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Antônio de Macedo Costa

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Antônio de Macedo Costa
Archbishop of São Salvador
Primate of Brazil
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
ArchdioceseSão Salvador da Bahia
Appointed26 June 1890
PredecessorLuís Antônio dos Santos
SuccessorJerônimo Tomé da Silva
Personal details
Born(1830-08-07)7 August 1830
Died20 March 1891(1891-03-20) (aged 60)
Barbacena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Archbishop Antônio de Macedo Costa (7 Aug 1830 – 20 Mar 1891) was Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia and previously Bishop of Pará. He had been present at the First Vatican Council as a council father.[1] While Bishop of Pará he had been imprisoned for his role in the Religious Issue.