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Sebastião José De Carvalho E Mello De Pombal
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Birth: May 13, 1699
Lisbon
Lisboa, Portugal
Death: May 18, 1782
Pombal
Leiria, Portugal

Sebastião José de Carvalho e Mello, Conde de Oeiras, Marquis of Pombal. Portugese statesman of the enlightenment period. Ambassador to Britain and Austria. Minister (today Prime minister) from 1750 until 1777. Among his achievements were the reconstruction of Lisbon after the 1755 earthquake, the repression of the inquisition and economic development by infrastructure improvement and standardisation. In 1759 he expelled the Jesuits from Portugal, at the same time introducing secular education.


 
 
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Basilica de Estrela
Lisboa
Lisboa, Portugal
 
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Record added: Aug 07, 2010
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Sebastião José De Carvalho E Mello De Pombal
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