Portugal: Heads of Government: 1910-1974

The terms of holding the office are defined in accordance with the dates of signing of the decrees on appointment/discharge published in Diário do Governo (1910-1913), Diário do Governo, II Série (1914-1926), and Diário do Governo, I Série (1926-1974).
Presidente do Governo Provisório da República Portuguesa
5 Oct 1910 - 3 Sep 1911 Joaquim Teófilo Braga
Presidente do Ministério
3 Sep 1911 - 12 Nov 1911 João Pinheiro Chagas
12 Nov 1911 - 16 Jun 1912 Augusto César de Almeida Vasconcelos Correia
16 Jun 1912 - 9 Jan 1913 Duarte Leite Pereira da Silva
9 Jan 1913 - 9 Feb 1914 Afonso Augusto da Costa
9 Feb 1914 - 12 Dec 1914 Bernardino Luís Machado Guimarães
12 Dec 1914 - 25 Jan 1915 Vítor Hugo de Azevedo Coutinho
25 Jan 1915 - 15 May 1915 José Joaquim Pereira Pimenta de Castro [1]
15 May 1915 - 29 May 1915 João Pinheiro Chagas (x) [1]
29 May 1915 - 29 Nov 1915 José Augusto Soares Ribeiro de Castro [2]
29 Nov 1915 - 15 Mar 1916 Afonso Augusto da Costa (x)
15 Mar 1916 - 25 Apr 1917 António José de Almeida
25 Apr 1917 - 10 Dec 1917 Afonso Augusto da Costa (x)
11 Dec 1917 - 9 May 1918 Sidónio Pais
9 May 1918 - 15 Dec 1918 position nonexistent [3]
Presidente do Governo
15 Dec 1918 - 16 Dec 1918 João do Canto e Castro
16 Dec 1918 - 23 Dec 1918 office vacant [4]
Presidente do Ministério
23 Dec 1918 - 27 Jan 1919 João Tamagnini de Sousa Barbosa
27 Jan 1919 - 30 Mar 1919 José Carlos de Mascarenhas Relvas
30 Mar 1919 - 29 Jun 1919 Domingos Leite Pereira
29 Jun 1919 - 15 Jan 1920 Alfredo Ernesto de Sá Cardoso
15 Jan 1920 - 15 Jan 1920 Francisco José Fernandes da Costa
15 Jan 1920 - 21 Jan 1920 Alfredo Ernesto de Sá Cardoso (x)
21 Jan 1920 - 8 Mar 1920 Domingos Leite Pereira (x)
8 Mar 1920 - 6 Jun 1920 António Maria Baptista
6 Jun 1920 - 26 Jun 1920 José Ramos Preto
26 Jun 1920 - 19 Jul 1920 António Maria da Silva
19 Jul 1920 - 20 Nov 1920 António Joaquim Granjo
20 Nov 1920 - 30 Nov 1920 Álvaro Xavier de Castro
30 Nov 1920 - 2 Mar 1921 Liberato Damião Ribeiro Pinto
2 Mar 1921 - 23 May 1921 Bernardino Luís Machado Guimarães (x)
23 May 1921 - 30 Aug 1921 Tomé José de Barros Queirós
30 Aug 1921 - 19 Oct 1921 António Joaquim Granjo (x)
19 Oct 1921 - 5 Nov 1921 Manuel Maria Coelho
5 Nov 1921 - 16 Dec 1921 Carlos Henrique da Silva Maia Pinto
16 Dec 1921 - 6 Feb 1922 Francisco Pinto da Cunha Leal
6 Feb 1922 - 15 Nov 1923 António Maria da Silva (x)
15 Nov 1923 - 18 Dec 1923 António Ginestal Machado
18 Dec 1923 - 6 Jul 1924 Álvaro Xavier de Castro (x)
6 Jul 1924 - 22 Nov 1924 Alfredo Rodrigues Gaspar
22 Nov 1924 - 15 Feb 1925 José Domingues dos Santos
15 Feb 1925 - 1 Jul 1925 Vitorino Máximo de Carvalho Guimarães
1 Jul 1925 - 1 Aug 1925 António Maria da Silva (x)
1 Aug 1925 - 17 Dec 1925 Domingos Leite Pereira (x)
17 Dec 1925 - 30 May 1926 António Maria da Silva (x)
30 May 1926 - 17 Jun 1926 Mendes Cabeçadas
17 Jun 1926 - 9 Jul 1926 Gomes da Costa
9 Jul 1926 - 18 Apr 1928 Óscar Carmona
18 Apr 1928 - 8 Jul 1929 José Vicente de Freitas
8 Jul 1929 - 21 Jan 1930 Artur Ivens Ferraz
21 Jan 1930 - 5 Jul 1932 Domingos Augusto Alves da Costa Oliveira
5 Jul 1932 - 11 Apr 1933 António Salazar
Presidente do Conselho de Ministros
11 Apr 1933 - 27 Sep 1968 António Salazar (x)
27 Sep 1968 - 25 Apr 1974 Marcello José das Neves Alves Caetano

[1] Junta Constitucional (in dissidence):
  14 May 1915 - 17 May 1915 José Maria Mendes Ribeiro Norton de Matos
  14 May 1915 - 17 May 1915 António Maria da Silva (x)
  14 May 1915 - 17 May 1915 José de Freitas Ribeiro
  14 May 1915 - 17 May 1915 Alfredo Ernesto de Sá Cardoso (x)
  14 May 1915 - 17 May 1915 Álvaro Xavier de Castro (x)
[2] Continues in office as Presidente do Ministério from 17 May 1915, acting for the absent incumbent.
[3] The provisions of the decree of 30 Mar 1918 (decreto n.° 3:997) which de facto replaced the Constitution of 1911 and created presidential republic did not provide for appointment of an officer holding the position of head of government.
[4] João do Canto e Castro was elected to the office of Presidente da República and installed on 16 Dec 1918 and is presumed to have ceased to exercise the functions of Presidente do Governo.
Last updated on: 06 Oct 2014 13:26:32