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Sign: Lisbon - The Duke of Terceira statue


Address:
Portugal, Praça Duque da Terceira 1 4, 1200-161 Lisboa, Portugal
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On the sign:
[Arms of the Dukes of Terceira]
AO
DUQUE DE TERCEIRA
MDCCCLXXVII

[Side 2]
GUERRA PENINSULAR
MDCCCVIII A MDCCCXIV

[Side 3]
LIBERTAÇÃO DE LISBOA
XXIV DE JULHO DE MDCCCXXXIII

[Side 4]
CAMPANHAS DA LIBERDADE
MDCCCXXVI A MDCCCXXXIV
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Comments:
The statue shows the first Duke of Terceira, who was a marshal in the Spanish Civil War, and after the war also served 4 times as Prime Minister of Portugal.

The statue was placed in 1877 on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of the liberation of Lisbon by the Duke, and was made by José Simões de Almeida (uncle) and António Gaspar

The statue was photographed on the same day Click for a larger image

The additional inscriptions on the base of the statue indicating wars in which he participated, were taken on the same day:
Side 2 Click for a larger image
Side 3 Click for a larger image
Side 4 Click for a larger image

Translation of the text on the sign:
[Shield of the Duchy of Terceira]
To
The Duke of Terceira
1877

[Side 2]
Peninsular War
1808 to 1814

[Side 3]
Liberation of Lisbon
July 24, 1833

[Side 4]
The Liberal Wars (Portuguese Civil War)
1826 to 1834



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