Teatro Nacional D. Maria II

Aefore being a theatre and a cultural centre in Lisbon, this building was the emblem of Portuguese justice and power. The building has been the scene of many historic events and is an important venue for Portuguese culture, which continues to evolve while showcasing modern and classical Portuguese culture. This [...]

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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