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Acácio, Maria Beatriz and Maria Antónia Domingos Barreiro

Acácio, Maria Beatriz and Maria Antónia Domingos Barreiro

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Chronicle of the life and work of Acácio, Maria Beatriz and Maria Antónia Domingos Barreiro; father, mother and daughter, benefactors of the Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa. This book narrates the biography of the Domingos Barreiro family, a clan of Galician origin that settled in the Portuguese capital in the second half of the 19th century to, in a few decades, lead a unique story of entrepreneurship, success and fortune. Between the lines of this narrative, unusually successful business initiatives that keep the Domingos Barreiro signature are made known, such as Sociedade Comercial José Domingos Barreiro Limitada or Banco Português do Atlântico. In addition to the chronicle of success, the nickname Domingos Barreiro remains alive thanks to the large donation that father, mother and daughter made to Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa in the 50s of the 20th century, a gesture of generosity that gave rise to a unique project. and pioneer of health care and support for children that remains to this day. This book is the sixth volume of the Colecção Meméritos SCML, an editorial series that makes known the benefactors of the secular institution, men and women who, over more than 500 years, have contributed to the Santa Casa's mission of good causes through the their legacies, inheritances and donations.

Author: Ana Gomes
Collection: Meritorious - Volume 6

Year of publication: 2012
Editor: Centro Editorial | SCML Culture Directorate
ISBN: 9789728761967

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