José Guedes Brandão de Melo
|José Guedes Brandão de Melo|
|Colonial governor of Cape Verde|
|Preceded by||Augusto César Cardoso de Carvalho|
|Succeeded by||Alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto|
30 October 1846|
|Died||23 September 1919|
José Guedes Brandão de Melo. OAv OSE (30 October 1846 – 23 September 1919) was a Portuguese colonial administrator and a military personnel. He was the son of Francisco Brandão de Melo Cogominho and mother of the first sister <Maria da Natividade Guedes de Portugal e Meneses
He taken position on 23 August 1867, he was promoted as second lieutenant on 4 January 1871, tennant on 20 January 1873, captain on 5 June 1878, major on 7 November 1878, tennant-colonel on 9 June 1894, colonel on 22 November 1900, a brigadier and finally general of the Artillery Division. He was commander of the Military Order of Santiago da Espada under the decree of 23 January 1901, commander of the Military Order of Christ, knight and commander of the Military Order of Evis and a Black Medal and a second class medal of the Military Order of Merit of Spain.
Marriage and children
On 10 May 1877, he married Maria dos Prazeres Mimoso da Costa Pereira de Alpoim de Carvalho (Celorico da Beira, Linhares, 3 February 1859-year of death unknown) Lady of the House of Mimosos, who was the daughter of Bernardo Mimoso da Costa Pereira de Alpoim, Sire of the Houses of Avelenda and Mimosos and her mother Maria do Carmo de Carvalho Rebelo Teixeira de Sousa Alcoforado (22 March 1833-year of death unknown) of the House of Poço in Lamego and great-granddaughter of the 1st Viscount of Peso da Régua and grand-niece of the 1st Count of Vila Pouca. She was also related to de António Mimoso Brandão de Melo.
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G.C. Lopes de Macedo
|Colonial governor of Cape Verde
| Succeeded by|
António de Nascimento Pereira de Sampaio