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Portugal
Cascais
Lisboa (distrito)

Lisboa (região)

Avenida Dom Carlos I

Diogo de Meneses

c. 1520 - Cascais 1580
Portuguese military officer and colonial administrator
(Wikipedia)
Augusto Cid
2010

Cascais /  Diogo de Meneses   Cascais /  Diogo de Meneses

Description

Bronze statue of Diogo de Meneses in armour.

Inscription(s)

D. DIOGO DE MENESES
1510/20-1580

capitão de malaca, governador da india
e general-chefe das tropas de d. antónio i de portugal,
enfrentou em cascais o exército de filipe ii de espanha,
comandado pelo duque de alba,
sob cujas ordens foi executado
a 02 de agosto de 1580

D. DIOGO DE MENESES
1510/20-1580

Captain of Malacca, Governor of India
and general-chief of the troops of D. António I of Portugal,
faced in Cascais the army of Philip II of Spain,
commanded by the Duke of Alba,
under whose orders he was executed
2 August 1580

Signature

escultor: Augusto Cid
formador: Carlos Oliveira

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 38°41'40" W 9°25'13"

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