70 Notable alumni of
University of Porto

The University of Porto is 656th in the world, 224th in Europe, and 3rd in Portugal by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 70 notable alumni from the University of Porto sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Álvaro Siza Vieira

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    Álvaro Siza Vieira
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1933-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    architectuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Álvaro Joaquim de Melo Siza Vieira is a Portuguese architect, and architectural educator. He is internationally known as Álvaro Siza (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈalvɐɾu ˈsizɐ]) and in Portugal as Siza Vieira (pronounced [ˈsizɐ ˈvjɐjɾɐ]).

  2. Rui Faria

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    Rui Faria
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    association football manager
    Biography

    Rui Filipe da Cunha Faria is a Portuguese football coach, known for his work with football manager José Mourinho for 17 years.

  3. Camilo Castelo Branco

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    Camilo Castelo Branco
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1825-1890 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    writertranslatorplaywrightpoethistorian
    Biography

    Camilo Castelo Branco, 1st Viscount of Correia Botelho, was a prolific Portuguese writer of the 19th century, having produced over 260 books (mainly novels, plays and essays). His writing is considered original in that it combines the dramatic and sentimental spirit of Romanticism with a highly personal combination of sarcasm, bitterness and dark humour. He is also celebrated for his peculiar wit and anecdotal character, as well as for his turbulent (and ultimately tragical) life.

  4. Eduardo Souto de Moura

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    Eduardo Souto de Moura
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    architectuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Eduardo Elísio Machado Souto de Moura, better known as Eduardo Souto de Moura, is a Portuguese architect who was the recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2011 and the Wolf Prize in Arts in 2013. Along with Fernando Távora and Álvaro Siza, he is one of the alumni of the Porto School of Architecture, where he was appointed a Professor.

  5. Catarina Martins

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    Catarina Martins
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    actorpoliticianstage actor
    Biography

    Catarina Soares Martins is a member of the Parliament of Portugal for the Bloco de Esquerda party or Left Bloc in English. She has been the party's national coordinator since 2012. She trained as a linguist and is active in theater.

  6. Belmiro de Azevedo

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    Belmiro de Azevedo
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1938-2017 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurbusinessperson
    Biography

    Belmiro Mendes de Azevedo was a Portuguese entrepreneur, ranked by Forbes as the 605th richest person in the world (2008), as well as the 2nd richest in Portugal, with an estimated wealth of US$ 2 billion. He owned a controlling stake in Sonae SGPS, one of the largest business groups in Portugal, which also operates in Spain, Greece, Germany, Italy, Turkey and Brazil.

  7. Rui Rio

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    Rui Rio
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Rui Fernando da Silva Rio, GCIH is a Portuguese politician and former Mayor of Porto (Presidente da Câmara Municipal). On 13 January 2018, he was elected President of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) with 54% of the votes, in which position he acts as the Leader of the Opposition.

  8. Fernando Medina

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    Fernando Medina
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    economistpoliticiansociologist
    Biography

    Fernando Medina Maciel Almeida Correia is a Portuguese economist and politician Socialist Party (PS) who has been serving as current mayor of Lisbon since 2015, succeeding António Costa.

  9. Nadir Afonso

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    Nadir Afonso
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1920-2013 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    painterarchitectphilosopher
    Biography

    Nadir Afonso, GOSE was a Portuguese geometric abstractionist painter. Formally trained in architecture, which he practiced early in his career with Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer, Nadir Afonso later studied painting in Paris and became one of the pioneers of Kinetic art, working alongside Victor Vasarely, Fernand Léger, Auguste Herbin, and André Bloc.

  10. Agostinho da Silva

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    Agostinho da Silva
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1906-1994 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    philosopherwriterpoet
    Biography

    George Agostinho Baptista da Silva, GCSE was a Portuguese philosopher, essayist, and writer. His thought combines elements of pantheism and millenarism, an ethic of renunciation (like in Buddhism or Franciscanism), and a belief in freedom as the most important feature of man. Anti-dogmatic, he asserts that truth is only found in the sum of all conflicting hypothesis (in paradox). He may be considered a practical philosopher, living and working for a change in society, according to his beliefs.

  11. Augusto Santos Silva

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    Augusto Santos Silva
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politicianschool teacherjournalistuniversity teachersociologist
    Biography

    Augusto Ernesto dos Santos Silva is a Portuguese sociologist, university professor, and politician. Since November 2015, he has been the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, in the XXI and XXII Constitutional Governments led by Prime Minister António Costa.

  12. Júlio Dinis

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    Júlio Dinis
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1839-1871 (aged 32)
    Occupations
    writerphysician writerteacherpoet
    Biography

    Júlio Dinis, pseudonym of Joaquim Guilherme Gomes Coelho was a Portuguese doctor and poet, playwright and novelist. He was the first great novelist of modern Portuguese middle-class society. His novels, extremely popular in his lifetime and still widely read in Portugal today, are written in a simple and direct style accessible to a large public.

  13. Tomás Podstawski

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    Tomás Podstawski
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Tomás Martins Podstawski is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Polish club Pogoń Szczecin as a central midfielder.

  14. Manuel Teixeira Gomes

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    Manuel Teixeira Gomes
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1860-1941 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomatwriter
    Biography

    Manuel Teixeira Gomes, GCSE was a Portuguese politician and writer. He served as the seventh President of Portugal between October 5, 1923 and December 11, 1925.

  15. Jorge de Sena

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    Jorge de Sena
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1919-1978 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    linguistpoettranslatorwriter
    Biography

    Jorge Cândido Alves Rodrigues Telles Grilo Raposo de Abreu de Sena was a Portuguese-born poet, critic, essayist, novelist, dramatist, translator and university professor who spent the latter portion of his life in the United States.

  16. José Pacheco Pereira

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    José Pacheco Pereira
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politicianhistorianwriterjournalist
    Biography

    José Álvaro Machado Pacheco Pereira, GCL is a Portuguese political commentator, historian and politician. He is a member of the center-right Social Democratic Party.

  17. Raul Brandão

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    Raul Brandão
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1867-1930 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    journalistwritermilitary personnel
    Biography

    Raul Germano Brandão was a Portuguese writer, journalist and military officer, notable for the realism of his literary descriptions and by the lyricism of his language. Brandão was born in Foz do Douro, a parish of Porto, where he spent the majority of his youth. Born in a family of sailors, the ocean and the sailors are recurring themes in his work.

  18. Paulo Rangel

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    Paulo Rangel
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politicianwriter
    Biography

    Paulo Artur dos Santos Castro de Campos Rangel is a Portuguese jurist and politician of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) who has been serving as a Member of the European Parliament since 2009. He also serves as vice-president of the European People's Party under the leadership of its president Donald Tusk.

  19. Júlio Pomar

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    Júlio Pomar
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1926-2018 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    sculptorillustratorpainter
    Biography

    Júlio Artur da Silva Pomar, GOL, GCM was a Portuguese painter and visual artist. He was often considered the greatest Portuguese painter of his generation.

  20. Paulo de Morais

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    Paulo de Morais
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in the University of Porto
    Graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in industrial engineering
    Occupations
    university teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Paulo Alexandre Baptista Teixeira de Morais is a Portuguese professor and politician. He is the vice-president of the national chapter of the NGO Transparency International. Former deputy mayor of Porto and a public voice against corruption in Portuguese politics, he ran to the presidential elections of 2016. Paulo de Morais, whose campaign focused on the fight against corruption, obtained more than 100,000 votes.

  21. Kaúlza de Arriaga

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    Kaúlza de Arriaga
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1915-2004 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    writerpoliticianmilitary personnel
    Biography

    Kaúlza de Oliveira de Arriaga, OA, GCC, OC, OIH was a Portuguese General, writer, professor and politician. He was Secretary of State (junior minister) of the Air Force between 1953 and 1955 and commander of the Terrestrial Forces in Mozambique from 1969 until 1974 during the Mozambican War of Independence.

  22. José Francisco Pacheco

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    José Francisco Pacheco
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    José Francisco de Almeida Pacheco is a Portuguese educator who pioneered a school called Escola da Ponte (Bridge School), in Vila das Aves, Portugal. He is also a published writer, with some books and a wide range of articles.

  23. Elisa Ferreira

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    Elisa Ferreira
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in the University of Porto
    Studied in 1977
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Elisa Maria da Costa Guimarães Ferreira, GCC is a Portuguese politician and economist who has been serving as European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms in the administration of President Ursula von der Leyen since 2019. She previously served as vice-governor of the Bank of Portugal from 2016 until 2019. She was as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Socialist Party; part of the Party of European Socialists between 2004 and 2016. In 2019, she was selected by Portugal to serve as a European Commissioner.

  24. José Marques da Silva

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    José Marques da Silva
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1869-1947 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    José Marques da Silva was a Portuguese architect and educator.

  25. David Aja

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    David Aja
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    comics artist
    Biography

    David Aja is a Spanish comic book artist, best known for his work on The Immortal Iron Fist and Hawkeye.

  26. João Botelho

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    João Botelho
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    film directorwriterscreenwriterfilm editor
    Biography

    João Manuel Relvas Leopoldo Botelho is a Portuguese film director.

  27. Abel Salazar

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    Abel Salazar
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1889-1946 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    painterphysician writerphilosopher
    Biography

    Abel de Lima Salazar, was a Portuguese physician, lecturer, researcher, writer and painter who worked and lived in Porto. He was the son of Adolfo Barroso Pereira Salazar (Guimarães, October 20, 1858 – Porto, January 1, 1941) and wife Adelaide da Luz da Silva e Lima (– Porto, October 3, 1929).

  28. José Leite de Vasconcelos

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    José Leite de Vasconcelos
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1858-1941 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    archaeologistlinguistphilologistuniversity teacherwriter
    Biography

    José Leite de Vasconcelos Cardoso Pereira de Melo was a Portuguese ethnographer, archaeologist and prolific author who wrote extensively on Portuguese philology and prehistory. He was the founder and the first director of the Portuguese National Museum of Archaeology.

  29. António Soares dos Reis

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    António Soares dos Reis
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1847-1889 (aged 42)
    Occupations
    sculptoruniversity teacher
    Biography

    António Manuel Soares dos Reis was a Portuguese sculptor.

  30. Marcelo Viana

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    Marcelo Viana
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    mathematicianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Marcelo Miranda Viana da Silva is a Brazilian mathematician working in dynamical systems theory.

  31. Ana Luísa Amaral

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    Ana Luísa Amaral
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    translatorpoetwriteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Ana Luísa Amaral was born in Lisbon, in 1956, and lives in the north of Portugal. Professor at the University of Porto, she holds a Ph.D. on the poetry of Emily Dickinson and has academic publications in the areas of English and American Poetry, Comparative Poetics and Feminist Studies. She is a senior researcher and co-director of the Institute for Comparative Literature Margarida Losa. Co-author (with Ana Gabriela Macedo) of the Dictionary of Feminist Criticism (Afrontamento, 2005) and responsible for the annotated edition of New Portuguese Letters (Dom Quixote, 2010) and the coordinator of the international project New Portuguese Letters 40 Years Later, financed by FCT, that involves 10 countries and over 60 researchers. Editor of several academic books, such as Novas Cartas Portuguesas entre Portugal e o Mundo (with Marinela Freitas, Dom Quixote, 2014), or New Portuguese Letters to the World (with Marinela Freitas, Peter Lang, 2015).

  32. Fernando Teixeira dos Santos

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    Fernando Teixeira dos Santos
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    economistuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Fernando Teixeira dos Santos, GOIH is a Portuguese economist and professor. He was Minister of Finance in the Portuguese Government led by José Sócrates (XVII Governo Constitucional).

  33. António Carvalho de Silva Porto

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    António Carvalho de Silva Porto
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1850-1893 (aged 43)
    Occupations
    painterartist
    Biography

    António Carvalho de Silva Porto was a Portuguese naturalist painter.

  34. Luís Filipe Menezes

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    Luís Filipe Menezes
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politicianphysician
    Biography

    Luís Filipe de Menezes Lopes is a Portuguese politician.

  35. João Pedro Matos Fernandes

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    João Pedro Matos Fernandes
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politicianengineer
    Biography

    João Pedro Matos Fernandes is a Portuguese politician serving as Minister of Environment since 26 November 2015. He has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Porto and a master's degree in transport from Instituto Superior Técnico. Fernandes served as president of the Portuguese Port Authorities' Association from 2008 to 2010, and as chairman of the Viana do Castelo Port Authority from 2009 to 2012.

  36. Aurélia de Souza

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    Aurélia de Souza
    Born in
    Chile Flag Chile
    Years
    1865-1922 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Maria Aurélia Martins de Sousa was a Portuguese painter.

  37. António Teixeira de Sousa

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    António Teixeira de Sousa
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1857-1917 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    politicianwriterminister
    Biography

    António Teixeira de Sousa, 2nd Count of Sousa Palmela was a Portuguese medical doctor and politician during the Constitutional Monarchy. He graduated in Medicine at the University of Porto, in 1883. A member of the conservative Regenerator Party, he was first elected to the Chamber of Deputies, in 1889. He was later minister of the Navy and Overseas (1900–1903), and, twice, of Finance (1903–1904, 1906). He became President of the Council of Ministers (Prime Minister) on 26 June 1910, and would be the last Prime Minister of the Constitutional Monarchy as King D. Manuel II was overthrown by a republican revolution on 5 October 1910. He left politics after the republic proclamation, but showed a moderate support for the new regime.

  38. Jorge Jardim Gonçalves

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    Jorge Jardim Gonçalves
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1935-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    banker
    Biography

    Jorge Manuel Jardim Gonçalves MTCG • GCIH • ComNSC is a Portuguese banker.

  39. Francisco Assis

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    Francisco Assis
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Francisco José Pereira de Assis Miranda is a Portuguese politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Socialist Party; part of the Party of European Socialists from 2004 to 2009, and again from 2014 until 2019. He is also a former mayor of Amarante, having been in office from 1989 to 1995, and member of the Assembly of Republic, for two time occasions, the first from 1995 to 2004 and the second from 2009 to 2014.

  40. Carlos Costa

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    Carlos Costa
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    economistbanker
    Biography

    Carlos da Silva Costa is a Portuguese economist who served as Governor of the Bank of Portugal from June 7, 2010 to July 20, 2020, when he was succeeded by Mário Centeno.

  41. Maria Helena Braga

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    Maria Helena Braga
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    researcher
    Biography

    Maria Helena Sousa Soares de Oliveira Braga is an associate professor at the Engineering Physics Department of University of Porto, Portugal. She is currently focused on research areas in Materials Science and Materials Engineering at University of Porto and University of Texas at Austin. She is credited with expanding the understanding of glass electrolyte and glass batteries with colleague John B. Goodenough. Braga is a senior research fellow in the Materials Institute headed by Goodenough.

  42. João Canijo

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    João Canijo
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterfilm editor
    Biography

    João Canijo is a Portuguese film director. His film Get a Life was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. His 2011 film Blood of My Blood was selected as the Portuguese entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.

  43. Alberto Vaquina

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    Alberto Vaquina
    Born in
    Mozambique Flag Mozambique
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Alberto Vaquina is a Mozambican politician who served as Prime Minister of Mozambique from 2012 to 2015. He was appointed by President Armando Guebuza on 8 October 2012, replacing Aires Ali, who was sacked in a cabinet reshuffle.

  44. João Marques de Oliveira

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    João Marques de Oliveira
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1853-1927 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    João Joaquim Marques da Silva Oliveira 23 August 1853 - 9 October 1927) was a Portuguese painter in the Naturalist style.

  45. Jorge Moreira da Silva

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    Jorge Moreira da Silva
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politicianengineer
    Biography

    Jorge Manuel Lopes Moreira da Silva, GOIH is a Portuguese politician and an international expert on climate change, carbon finance, energy and environmental policy. He is a Member of the Portuguese Parliament. He was the Minister of Environment, Territorial Planning and Energy from 2013 to 2015 in the government led by Pedro Passos Coelho.

  46. António Teixeira Lopes

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    António Teixeira Lopes
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1866-1942 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    sculptor
    Biography

    António Teixeira Lopes was a Portuguese sculptor.

  47. Ricardo Rio

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    Ricardo Rio
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Ricardo Bruno Antunes Machado Rio is a Portuguese economist and politician, currently serving as mayor of Braga.

  48. Henrique Medina

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    Henrique Medina
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1901-1988 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Henrique Medina de Barros was a Portuguese portraitist.

  49. Miguel Ventura Terra

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    Miguel Ventura Terra
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1866-1919 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    architectpolitician
    Biography

    Miguel Ventura Terra was a Portuguese architect.

  50. António Carneiro

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    António Carneiro
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1872-1930 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    painterpoet
    Biography

    António Teixeira Carneiro Júnior was a Portuguese Expressionist painter, illustrator, poet and art professor.

  51. Ângelo de Sousa

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    Ângelo de Sousa
    Born in
    Mozambique Flag Mozambique
    Years
    1938-2011 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    sculptorpainter
    Biography

    Ângelo César Cardoso de Sousa was a Portuguese painter, sculptor, draftsman and professor, better known for continuously experimenting new techniques in his works. He was seen as a scholar of light and colour who explored minimalism in new radical ways.

  52. José Júlio de Sousa Pinto

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    José Júlio de Sousa Pinto
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1856-1939 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    José Júlio de Souza Pinto was a Portuguese painter in the Naturalist style.

  53. Carvalho Araújo

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    Carvalho Araújo
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1881-1918 (aged 37)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    José Botelho de Carvalho Araújo was a Portuguese Navy officer and colonial administrator who died in action against a German U-boat in World War I.

  54. Delfim Santos

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    Delfim Santos
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1907-1966 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    philosopheruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Delfim Pinto dos Santos, was a Portuguese academic, philosopher, educationist, essayist and book and movie reviewer.

  55. José Albino Silva Peneda

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    José Albino Silva Peneda
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    José Albino da Silva Peneda is a Portuguese politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Social Democratic Party–People's Party coalition; part of the European People's Party–European Democrats group.

  56. José Moura Soeiro

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    José Moura Soeiro
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    politiciansociologist
    Biography

    José Borges de Araújo de Moura Soeiro is a Portuguese sociologist and politician, member of the Assembly of the Republic, first elected in 2005. He obtained his doctorate in Sociology from the University of Porto.

  57. Ilda Figueiredo

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    Ilda Figueiredo
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Maria Ilda da Costa Figueiredo is a Portuguese politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Portuguese Communist Party, part of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left group.

  58. Pedro Filipe Soares

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    Pedro Filipe Soares
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    politicianmathematician
    Biography

    Pedro Filipe Gomes Soares is a Portuguese mathematician and politician of the Left Bloc.

  59. Regina Pessoa

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    Regina Pessoa
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    film directoranimator
    Biography

    Regina Maria Póvoa Pessoa Martins is a Portuguese animator.

  60. Ana Filipa Martins

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    Ana Filipa Martins
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1996-.. (age 25)
    Occupations
    artistic gymnast
    Biography

    Ana Filipa da Silva Martins is a Portuguese female artistic gymnast and 2016 Olympian. She has also qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games. She won a bronze medal at the 2015 Summer Universiade on the balance beam. She is the first Portuguese gymnast to win a World Cup gold medal.

  61. Artur Loureiro

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    Artur Loureiro
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1853-1932 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Artur José de Sousa Loureiro was a Portuguese painter.

  62. Teresa Lago

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    Teresa Lago
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    astrophysicistastronomeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Teresa Lago is a Portuguese astronomer who founded the Centre for Astrophysics of the University of Porto and created the first astronomy degree program in Portugal. Lago is currently the General Secretary of the International Astronomical Union. Her research focuses on the evolution of young stars and she is active in the promotion of astronomy and scientific culture to the public.

  63. Gonçalo Sampaio

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    Gonçalo Sampaio
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1865-1937 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    anthropologistbotanistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Gonçalo António da Silva Ferreira Sampaio was a Portuguese botanist.

  64. Carlos Ribeiro

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    Carlos Ribeiro
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1813-1882 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    geologistpoliticianmilitary personnelarchaeologist
    Biography

    Carlos Ribeiro was a pioneering geologist and archaeologist who inaugurated the concept of fieldwork in Portugal, and was responsible for the discovery and excavation of many Neolithic and other sites in Portugal. Director of the first Geological Commission of Portugal (1857), he led production of the first edition of the Geological Chart of Portugal to the scale of 1/500,000, work which was awarded a silver medal at the Universal Exhibition of Paris (1878). He also served as an officer of the Portuguese army and as a Member of Parliament.

  65. António Macedo

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    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    António Macedo is a fine artist who studied at the Escola Superior de Belas Artes do Porto. As a result of the years spent in London and elsewhere in the United Kingdom, his work shows clear influences of Anglo-Saxon culture. He works mainly as a painter and sculptor, with a definite realist style, and he is also known as a portrait painter.

  66. João Torres

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    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    politiciancivil engineer
    Biography

    João Torres, in full João Veloso da Silva Torres, was a leader of the Socialist Youth, is a former Member of Parliament, former Secretary of State for Consumer Protecion in the XXI Portuguese Government, and currently holds the office of Secretary of State for Commerce, Services and Consumer Protection in the XXII Portuguese Government.

  67. Virgínia Moura

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    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1915-1998 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Virgínia Moura was a Portuguese anti-government activist and feminist, opposed to the authoritarian regime known as the Estado Novo. As a member of the Communist Party, she was arrested on 16 occasions for her activities.

  68. Leandro Müller

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    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    writernovelist
    Biography

    Leandro Müller is a Brazilian writer. He has a double degree in Journalism and Advertising from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro). In addition, he studied Philosophy at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro - Brazil) and at Porto University (Universidade do Porto, Portugal). Since 2004, apart from his writings, Müller has worked as an editor in publishing.

  69. Armando Basto

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    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1889-1923 (aged 34)
    Occupations
    paintersculptor
    Biography

    Armando Pereira de Basto was a Portuguese painter, illustrator, sculptor and decorator.

  70. José Fernando Ferreira Mendes

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    José Fernando Ferreira Mendes
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    José F.F. Mendes is a Portuguese physicist (statistical physics) and professor of physics, best known for his work and contributions to the field of network theory.Graduated from University of Porto in 1987. He earned a PhD in March 1995 from the same University under the direction of Eduardo Lage, the title of the thesis was "Dynamics of spins systems".