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General Officers in the Portuguese Army

By Jo�o Centeno

 

Marechal General

Sir Arthur Wellesley [1]
29 April 1809 to 1814

Earl of Vimeiro [Portugal] 13-04-1811
Marquess of Torres Vedras [Portugal]� 17-12-1811.
Duque of Victoria [Portugal] 12-12-1812
1st Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington [U.K.] on 4 September 1809
1st Baron Douro of Wellesley [U.K.] on 4 September 1809
1st Duque de Ciudad Rodrigo [Spain] in January 1812
1st Earl of Wellington [U.K.] on 28 February 1812
1st Marquess of Wellington [U.K.] on 3 October 1812
1st Marquess of Douro [U.K.] on 11 May 1814
1st Duke of Wellington [U.K.] on 11 May 1814
1st Prince of Waterloo [Netherlands] on 18 July 1815

Marechal dos Exercitos

Sir William Carr Beresford
07 Mar 1809 to 1814

Earl of Trancoso [Portugal] 13-05-1811
Marquess of Campo Maior [Portugal] �17-12-1812
Duque of Elvas [Spain].
1st Baron Beresford of Albuera and Dungarvan, co. Waterford [U.K.] on 17 May 1814
1st Viscount Beresford of Beresford, co. Stafford [U.K.] on 28 March 1823  

General Officers����������

Name and Title

Tenente General
Lieutenant General

Marechal de Campo Major General

Brigadeiro
Brigadier General

Manuel Jorge Gomes de Sepulveda

29 Apr. 1793

??

1774

Bernardim Freire de Andrade

2 Oct 1808
Died 17 de Mar de 1809

25 Feb 1807

25 Jan 1795

Nuno Fernandes Freire de Andrade
1st Earl of Camarido 1822

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

2 Oct 1808

24 Jun 1807

D. Ant�nio Soares de Noronha

17 Dec. 1795

??

??

D. Francisco Xavier de Noronha

17 Dec. 1795

??

??

D. Ant�nio Jos� de Castro
2st Earl of Resende

18 Sept. 1799

??

??

Manuel de Almeida Vasconcelos

24 Jun 1804

??

??

Francisco da Cunha e Menezes

25 Feb. 1807

4 May 1800

20 Nov 1796

D. Francisco Jos� da Cunha de Mendon�a e Menezes
1st Marquess of Olh�o 21-12-1808
1st� Earl of Castro Marim 19-08-1823

24 Jun 1807

17 Dec. 1795

??

Francisco de Paula Leite
1st Viscount of Veiros 11-03-1822

24 Jun 1807

9 May 1799

??

Florencio Jos� Correa de Mello

27 Jul 1807

??

??

D. Rodrigo de Lencastre

10 Jan 1809

??

??

Ant�nio Jos� de Miranda Henriques
1st Viscount of Sousel� 17-12-1811

10 Jan 1809

4 Jun 1807

??

Manuel Pinto de Morais Bacelar,
1st Viscount of Montalegre 17-12-1811

13 Sept. 1809

20 Sept de 1808

14 Nov 1802

Jos� Ant�nio Botelho de Sousa

 

24 Jun 1807

 

D. Miguel Pereira Forjaz Coutinho Barreto de S� Resende de Magalh�es,
1st Earl da Feira 18-05-1820

1 Jan 1812

02 Oct. 1808

9 Dec. 1806

D. Luis Inoc�ncio Benedito de Castro
3rd Earl of Resende

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

5 Fev 1812

Jos� Lopes de Sousa

12 out 1815

02 Oct. 1808

 

Francisco Da Silveira Pinto Da Fonseca Teixeira
1st Earl of Amarante 13-05-1811

1 Jan 1812

15 Mai. 1809

15 Feb. 1809

Jos� Ant�nio da Rosa

4 Jun 1813

13 Sept.. 1809

13 May 1803

�Ant�nio de S�o Paio Melo e Castro Moniz Torres de Lusignan
�2nd Earl 1.� Marqu's de S�o Paio

4 Jun 1813

07 Jul 1810

24 Jun 1807

Mathias Jos� Dias Azedo

4 Jun 1813

07 Jul 1810

Jul de 1801

Antonio Marcellino da Victoria
1st Baron� of Tondela

4 Jun 1813

07 Jul 1810

 

Ant�nio de Lemos Pereira de Lacerda
1st Viscount of Juromenha

4 Jun 1813

31 Oct. 1811

17 Sept. 1809

Salvador Correia de S� Benevides Velasco da Camara
5th Viscount of Asseca

??

1 Jan 1812

24 Jun 1807.

D. Ant�nio de Salles e Noronha.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

5 Jan 1796

Ant�nio Teixeira Rebello

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

1812

25 Feb. 1807

Luiz Candido Cordeiro Pinheiro.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

22 Apr. 1807

Francisco Jos� Gacinara

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

24 Jun 1807.

D. Rodrigo de Lencastre

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

1 Jan 1812

24 Jun 1807.

D. Jos� Ant�nio de Mello da Silva C�sar de Menezes,
2nd Marquess of Sabugosa

12 out 1815

13 Sept. 1809

24 Jun 1807.

Filippe Jos� de Azambuja Proen�a

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

18 Nov. 1807

Caetano Jos� Vaz Parreiras

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

21 Jul 1808

�D. Pedro Jos� Joaquim Vito de Menezes Coutinho,
6th Marquess of Marialva

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

24 Jun 1807

Agostinho Luiz da Fonseca

12.oct. 1815

4 jun. 1813

17 Sept. 1809

Vicente Ant�nio de Oliveira

7 Apr 1815

4 Jun 1813

15 Nov 1809

Filippe de Sousa Canavarro

 

4 Jun 1813

 

Gaspar Teixeira de Magalh�es e Lacerda
1st Viscount of Peso da R�gua 04-07-1823

28 Dec 1826

12 Oct. 1815

5 Feb. 1812

Jo�o Lobo Brand�o de Almeida,
1st Earl 06-02-1826 e 1st Viscount of Alhandra 26-10-1823

13 May 1820

??

8 May 1811

Carlos Frederico Lecor
1st Baron of Laguna 06-02-1818
1st Viscount of Laguna 04-04-1825

24 Jun1815

4 Jun 1813

08 May 1811

Luiz Ignacio Xavier Palmeirim

6 Fev 1818

??

08 May 1811

At�nio Hipp�lyto Costa
1st Viscount of Alhos Vedros 26-01-1836

13 May 1820

12 Oct 1815

08 May 1811

Manuel de Brito Mozinho

??

??

08 May 1811

Jos� Joaquim Champalimaud

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

1815

8 May 1811

Ricardo Luiz Ant�nio Raposo

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

5 Feb. 1812

Jos� Cardoso de Menezes Sotto-Maior

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

5 Feb. 1812

Manoel de Sousa Ramos

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

21 Jan 1813

Manoel Pamplona Carneiro Rangel
1st Viscount of Beire 03-07-1824

28 Dec 1826

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

4 Jun 1813

D. Jo�o de Noronha Cam�es de Albuquerque e Sousa Moniz,
8th Earl of Vila Verde e 6th� Marquess of Angeja

??

??

15 Aug 1813

Ayres Pinto de Sousa, brevet

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

24 Jun 1811

Jos� de Vasconcelos e S�
1st Baron de Albufeira 26-10-1823

28 Dec 1826

25 Apr. 1817

17 Jun 1815

Jorge de Avilez Juzarte de Sousa Tavares 1st� Viscount of Reguengo, 10-11-1835
1st Earl of Avilez 04-04-1838

21 April 1821
brevet 16 Jun 1834

25 de April 1817

22 Jun 1815

Bernardo da Silveira Pinto

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

22 Jun 1815

Francisco Homem de Magalh�es Quevedo Pizarro

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

22 Jun 1815

Gabriel Ant�nio Franco de Castro

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

12 Oct. 1815

Rom�o de Arriada

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

13 May 1820 brevet

12 Oct. 1815

D. Duarte Manoel de Menezes,
4th Marquess of Tancos

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

12 Oct. 1815

�lvaro Xavier de Fonseca Coutinho e Povoas

28 dec. 1826

12 oct. 1815

12 Oct. 1815

Manoel da Silveira Pinto da Fonseca

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

12 Oct. 1815

Luiz do Rego Barreto
1st Viscount of Geraz do Lima 27-04-1835

28 jun. 1827

??

12 Oct. 1815

Ant�nio de Lacerda Pinto da Silveira

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

??

12 Oct. 1815

Luiz Maria de Souza Vahia Rebelo de Miranda
1st Viscount of S�o Jo�o da Pesqueira 03-07-1823

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

12 Oct. 1815

Domingos Bernardino Ferreira de Souza

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

12 Oct. 1815

Duarte Jos� Fava

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

12 Oct. 1815

Jo�o Telles de Menezes e Mello

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

12 Oct. 1815

Henrique Pereira da Cunha e Azevedo Corte Real brevet

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

31 Dec 1812

Caetano Ant�nio de Almeida

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

12 Oct. 1815 (brevet)

Manoel Ribeiro de Ara�jo

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

6 Fev 1826

12 Oct. 1813 (brevet)

Carlos Frederico Bernardo de Caula

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

26 May 1821

12 Oct. 1813 (brevet)

 

Bibliography:

Rela��o dos oficiais ingleses que serviram no Ex�rcito Portugu's durante a Guerra Pen�nsula in Boletim do Arquivo Hist�rico Militar BAHM vol XV-1945; vol XVI �1946; vol XVII �1947, vol XVIII-1948; vol XIX �1949.

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Military Amanaques , 1811, 1813, 1814, 1817.

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Notes:

[1] ARTHUR Wesley, changed surname to Wellesley May 1798

Placed on the Napoleon Series: May 2005

 

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