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 prime minister of a coalition cabinet in World War I and later (1919–23) president of the republic.
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