Duke of Saldanha


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 Wars in Portugal.

Queen Maria II of Portugal has successively upgraded the Marshal Saldanha title from Count (1833), to Marquis (1834) and, finally, to Duke of 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)

Other Titles

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.

ee Also

*Marquis of Saldanha
*Count of Saldanha
*Count of Almoster
*List of Portuguese Dukedoms
*List of Portuguese Prime Ministers

External links

* [http://www.geneall.net/P/tit_page.php?id=1145 Genealogy of the Dukes of Saldanha]


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