- Duke of Saldanha
Duke of Saldanha (in Portuguese "Duque de Saldanha") is a Portuguese title granted by royal decree of Queen
Maria II of Portugal, dated from November 4, 1846, to João Carlos Saldanha de Oliveira Daun (1790-1876), also know as Marshal Saldanha, leader of the liberal armies, during the Liberal Warsin Portugal.
Maria II of Portugalhas successively upgraded the Marshal Saldanha title from Count(1833), to Marquis(1834) and, finally, to Dukeof Saldanha (1846).
List of the Dukes of Saldanha
João Carlos Saldanha de Oliveira Daun, 1st Duke of Saldanha(1790-1876)
João Carlos Saldanha de Oliveira Daun, 2nd Duke of Saldanha(1825-1880)
José Augusto Manuel de Saldanha de Oliveira Daun, 3rd Duke of Saldanha(1921-present)
The Duke of Saldanha also holds the following titles:
Count of Saldanha, by decree of Queen Maria II of Portugal, dated from January 14, 1833;
Marquis of Saldanha, by decree of Queen Maria II of Portugal, dated from May 27, 1834;
Count of Almoster, by decree of Queen Maria II of Portugal, dated from December 1, 1834.
Marquis of Saldanha
Count of Saldanha
Count of Almoster
List of Portuguese Dukedoms
List of Portuguese Prime Ministers
* [http://www.geneall.net/P/tit_page.php?id=1145 Genealogy of the Dukes of Saldanha]
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