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History of Portuguese Academy

Ministry of Culture

Last update on 09-03-2015

The Portuguese Academy of History is a scientific institution, created under Article 39 of the Rules of Procedure of the National Education Board, approved by Decree-Law No. 26611 of 19 May 19361. The foundation is part of the deep ideological reform imposed by the State New cultural institutions and teaching and research after the consolidation of the New State. Began operations in January 9, 1938, date of the first meeting of the Academic Council.

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