Alcains, Guarda, Portugal

Alcains, Guarda, Portugal, a municipality in the Castelo Branco District, is situated at 39.9166700 latitude and -7.4500000 longitude. The weather is characterized by warm, dry summers and cool, wet winters. Historically, the region has been inhabited since prehistoric times, with evidence of Roman and Visigothic settlements. Its heritage is rich, featuring numerous churches, chapels, and archaeological sites, including the Romanesque Church of São Pedro and the Megalithic Monuments of Vale de Anta.

Famous Persons from Alcains, Guarda, Portugal

  • Dani Matos - Born on May 15, 1983 - Association football player
  • Hermano Sanches Ruivo - Born on May 23, 1966 - Local politician
  • António Ramalho Eanes - Born on January 25, 1935 - Revolutionary, Military personnel, Politician, and Soldier - Grand Cross of the Sash of the Three Orders | Collar of the Order of Charles III | Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic | Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Saint Olav | Grand Cross Special Class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany | Medalha de Serviços Distintos | Cruz de Guerra | Star of the Socialist Republic of Romania | Grand Collar of the Order of Prince Henry | Collar of the Order of Isabella the Catholic | Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Leopold II (Belgium) | Grand Collar of the Military Order of the Tower and Sword | Order of the Yugoslav Flag | Order of Stara Planina | Congolese Order of Merit | Royal Victorian Chain | Order of the Elephant | Order pro Merito Melitensi | Order of the Flag of the People's Republic of Hungary | Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau | National Order of the Leopard | Order of the Nile | honorary doctor of Lusíada University | Grand Collar of the Order of Liberty | Knight of the Military Order of Avis
  • Aurélio Granada Escudeiro - Born on May 19, 1920 - University teacher, Theologian, Catholic bishop, and Catholic priest (died: August 25, 2012)

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