Antonio Oliveira Salazar- Establishes the New State(1933-1974) Salazar directed the destiny of Portugal, as President of the Ministry, between 1932 and 1933, and as Chairman of the Council of Ministers between 1933 and 1968 . the Portuguese population were dominated on two complementary fronts: propaganda and repression.while the political police (PVDE later PIDE),together with the Legion Portuguese,fought opponents,Salazar based on a economic nationalist ideal of protectionism and…
Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. During the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal the Duke of Wellington depended on maritime supply. The French fleet in the Basque Roads operated against the British supply ships. This Day in History: Apr 11, 1809: Battle of the Basque Roads between France and the United Kingdom starts http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/
Vasco da #Gama is one of the most famous and celebrated explorers from the Age of Discovery. As much as anyone after Henry the Navigator, he was responsible for Portugal's success as an early colonising power. Beside the fact of the first voyage itself, it was his astute mix of politics and war on the other side of the world that placed #Portugal in a prominent position in Indian Ocean trade.
Estudo mostra que Portugal é o país da Europa em que existe maior associação entre reprovações e o estatuto socioeconómico das famílias. Mas a situação lá fora demonstra que essa relação não é uma inevitabilidade