Almeida, Antonio José de

Almeida, Antonio José de

(äNtô`nyo͝o zho͝ozĕ` dĭ älmā`də), 1866–1929, Portuguese statesman. A republican, he was minister of the interior in the provisional government after the overthrow of the monarchy in 1910. As leader of the moderate Evolutionist party, he was premier of a coalition cabinet in World War I and later (1919–23) president of the republic.