1876 – Born on the 19th of May Lagos, Portugal, the son of a a military officer.
He studied at Lisbon’s Colégio Militar, and later Medicine at the University of Lisbon.
Served as doctor in the Portuguese Army, president of the Academia de Ciencias de Lisboa.
1922-1923 – He served as Minister of Education, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
1941-1949 – Became the ambassador to Brazil.
1962 – He died on the 25th of May in Lisbon.