Manuel Buíça

Manuel Buíça

Manuel dos Reis da Silva Buíça (30 December 1876 — 1 February 1908) was Portuguese schoolteacher, former cavalry Sergeant, and excellent marksman involved with Alfredo Costa in the regicide of King Carlos I of Portugal and the Prince Royal, Luis Filipe, during the events that became known as the 1908 Lisbon Regicide (on February 1, 1908).

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... Manuel Buíça, 31 years old, was buried on February 11, 1908 three men, members of the Associação do Registo Civil (English Association of the Civil Registry) had protested outside the morgue, in order to convince ... the regicide of King Carlos and Prince Luis Philip, Manuel Buíça had become a widower, and his children, ages seven and four years, would be left with their maternal grandmother ... is a belief, primarily in republican circles, that Buíça was an idealist, whose assassination of the King and Prince Royal, were accomplished as a form ...

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