Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Santa Bárbara
(Angra do Heroísmo)
Terceira (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Estrada Regional 1-1A
(Largo Capitão Domingos Augusto Borges)

Capitão Domingos Augusto Borges

Santa Bárbara 1892 - Angra do Heroísmo 1933
Civil governor of Angra do Heroísmo (15 July 1932 - 2 April 1933)
(Wikipedia)

Azulart (Cinco Ribeiras)
2010-15

Santa Bárbara /  Capitão Domingos Augusto Borges   Santa Bárbara /  Capitão Domingos Augusto Borges

Description

Tile tableau (azulejo) with portrat and biography, serving as street sign for a small square.

Inscription(s)

Largo Capitão Domingos Augusto Borges
Domingos Augusto Borges, nasceu a 4 de Agosto de 1892
na freguesia de Santa Bárbara, e faleceu a 2 de Abril de
1933 na cidade de Angra do Heroísmo.
Foi militar do Exército Português ascendendo ao posto de
capitão, combateu na grande guerra tendo recebido várias
condecorações e lauveres.
Como politici desempenhou diversos e relevantes casos foi Administrador do
concelho de Santa Cruz da Graciosa, e Governador Civil do distrito autónomo de
Angra do Heroísmo entre 1932 e 1933, altura em que faleceu prematuramente no
exercicio dessas funcões.
Era reconhecido e admirado pela população, pela sua capacidade de iniciative
tato administrativo, e dedicação, ponderação, tolerância, desinteresse próprio e
aprumo moral.

Captain Domingos Augusto Borges Square
Domingos Augusto Borges was born on 4 August 1892
in the civil parish of Santa Barbara, and died on 2 April
1933 in the city of Angra do Heroísmo.
He was military in the Portuguese Army rising to the rank of
captain, fought in the Great War and received several
decorations and praises.
As politician he had several relevant functions, Administrator of the
municipality of Santa Cruz da Graciosa, and Civil Governor of the autonomous district
of Angra do Heroísmo between 1932 and 1933, when he died prematurely in
those duties.
He was recognized and admired by the people, for his ability to initiate
administrative touch, and dedication, consideration, tolerance, selflessness
moral uprightness.

Signature

Cinco Ribeiras A Rocha

Santa Bárbara - Capitão Domingos Augusto Borges

Tags

Location (N 38°41'46" - W 27°20'12")

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