1840 in Portugal

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1840
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Events in the year 1840 in Portugal .

Incumbents

Maria II of Portugal Queen of Portugal

DonaMaria II "the Educator" or "the Good Mother", reigned as Queen of Portugal from 1826 to 1828, and again from 1834 to 1853. Born in Rio de Janeiro, she was the first child of Emperor Pedro I of Brazil and his first wife, Empress Maria Leopoldina and thus a member of the House of Braganza. One of the two surviving children born when Pedro was still heir apparent to Portugal, she inherited Portuguese titles and was placed in the line of succession to the former Portuguese throne, even after becoming a member of the Brazilian Imperial Family, from which she was excluded in 1835 after her definitive ascension to the Portuguese throne.

José Travassos Valdez, 1st Count of Bonfim Portuguese noble

José Lúcio Travassos Valdez, only Baron and first Count of Bonfim, was a Portuguese soldier and statesman.

Events

Arts and entertainment

Sports

Births

Manuel de Arriaga Portuguese president

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Deaths

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Luís do Rego Barreto
Luís do Rego Barreto Portuguese general

Luís do Rego Barreto, Viscount Geraz Lima, better known as General Luis Rego, was a military and Portuguese colonial administrator who distinguished himself in the fight against the French invasion.

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References

  1. "Luís do Rego Barreto". arqnet.pt (in Portuguese). Retrieved 5 July 2018.