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Jaime José Matos da GAMA


Jaime José Matos da GAMA, Portuguese Deputy. Grand Cross of the Order of Christ; Grand Cross of Prince Henry the Navigator; Grand Cross of St. Michael and St. George (U.K.); Grand Cross of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta; Grand Cross of Danneborg, Denmark; Grand Cross of the Crown, Belgium; Grand Cross of the Falcon; etc.


GAMA, Jaime José Matos da was born on June 8, 1947 in Ponta Delgada, Azores.


Licencíate of Philosophy, Lisbon University. Complementary Course in Education, Lisbon University.


Parliamentary Candidate for the Centro Eleitoral da Uniao Democrática (CEUD, Electoral Centre of the Democratic Union), 1969. Deputy, Constituent Assembly and Assembly of the Republic, since 1975. President, Parliamentary Committees on the Autonomous Regions, 1975-1976.

On Foreign Affairs and Emigration, 1977-1978. And on National Defence, 1985-1987. Member, Parliamentary Assembly, Council of Europe, 1976-1978.

Member, North Atlantic Assembly, 1979-1983 and 1986-1987. Minister of Territorial Administration, 1978. Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1983-1985.

Member, PS National Exec. Secondary School Teacher. Journalist.


  • Política Externa Portuguesa 83-85.


Clubs: Member of the Board, Institute of Strategic and International Studies.