Who was the Marquis of Pombal?

Ghe Marquis of Pombal (Marquês de Pombal in Portuguese), a major Portuguese political figure, is enthroned above old Lisbon. As ambassador and then minister, his actions earned him the wrath of a section of the Portuguese people. Between abuse of power and innovative policies, how did this man become an important figure in Portuguese history? His beginnings Marquês de [...]

Interview Victor Pereira: Portuguese emigration from 1954 to 1974.

Oe all have someone in our circle who comes from Portugal or who has Portuguese origins. But do you really know the history of Portuguese immigrants? I also had many questions. Born of Portuguese parents, this question is particularly relevant to me because it represents a part of my history. In the context of his book, The History of Portuguese Immigrants, I [...]

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