José Dias Ferreira

José Dias Ferreira
42nd Prime Minister of Portugal
In office
18 January 1892  22 February 1893
Monarch Carlos I
Preceded by João Crisóstomo de Abreu e Sousa
Succeeded by Ernesto Hintze Ribeiro
Personal details
Born (1837-11-30)30 November 1837
Arganil, Kingdom of Portugal
Died 8 September 1909(1909-09-08) (aged 71)
Vidago, Kingdom of Portugal
Political party Independent

José Dias Ferreira, GCTE (30 November 1837 in Arganil, Pombeiro da Beira – 8 September 1909 in Vidago) was a Portuguese lawyer, politician and jurist, son of António Ferreira Dias (São Martinho, Urgueira, c. 1815 – Aldeia Nova, 27 August 1880) and wife Bernarda Pereira de Vasconcelos (c. 1810 – ?).

He served as a Minister, 18th (4 January 1868), 27th (26 May 1870) and 48th (27 May 1892) Minister for Treasury Affairs and Prime Minister of Portugal from 1892 to 1893 and was the country's most influential civil law scholar during the late 19th century.[1] He was also the 250th Grand Cross of the Order of the Tower and Sword.


  1. Various, Grande Enciclopédia Portuguesa e Brasileira, Editorial Enciclopédia, Lisboa, Vol. 8, p. 948
Political offices
Preceded by
João Crisóstomo de Abreu e Sousa
Prime Minister of Portugal
(President of the Council of Ministers)

Succeeded by
Ernesto Hintze Ribeiro

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