Augusto César Cardoso de Carvalho

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Augusto César Cardoso de Carvalho

Augusto César Cardoso de Carvalho (born March 31, 1836 - † February 3, 1905 ) was a Portuguese naval officer and colonial administrator.

From 1880 to 1881 Carvalho was governor of the Portuguese Timor colony . During his term of office, the Timorese Kingdom of Cowa recognized Portuguese suzerainty . The empire had resisted the colonial rulers for several decades.

From October 28, 1886 to April 1889, he held the office of Governor General of Portuguese India . During his tenure, the port of Mormugao and the railway line to the border with British India were opened. After that, Carvalho was governor of the Cape Verde Islands in 1890 .

Individual evidence

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  2. Monika Schlicher: Portugal in East Timor. A critical study of the Portuguese colonial history in East Timor from 1850 to 1912. Abera, Hamburg 1996, ISBN 3-931567-08-7 , (Abera Network Asia-Pacific 4), (also: Heidelberg, Univ., Diss., 1994).
  3. History of Timor - Technical University of Lisbon ( Memento of the original from March 24, 2009 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (English; PDF file; 805 kB) @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  4. ^ Portal Storia
  5. ^ Frederik C. Danvers: The Portuguese in India
predecessor Office successor
Hugo Goodair de Lacerda Castelo Branco Governor of Portuguese Timor
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