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José Vicente de Freitas

José Vicente de Freitas
98th Prime Minister of Portugal
In office
18 April 1928 – 8 July 1929
President Óscar Carmona
Preceded by Óscar Carmona
Succeeded by Artur Ivens Ferraz
Personal details
Born 22 January 1869
Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
Died 6 September 1952(1952-09-06) (aged 83)
Lisbon, Portugal

José Vicente de Freitas, 2nd Baron of Freitas GCTE (Portuguese pronunciation: ; 22 January 1869 – 6 September 1952) was a Portuguese military officer and politician.

De Freitas was born in Calheta, Madeira. He fought in Flanders during Portuguese participation in World War I, and was awarded the Grand-Cross of the Order of the Tower and Sword, the highest Portuguese decoration.

He was a colonel when the 28 May 1926 movement took place. He supported

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