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Portuguese Military Academy

Lisbon, Portugal

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  • Portuguese Military Academy

    Established: 1640/1837 Lisbon

    The Military Academy (AM; Academia Militar in Portuguese) is a Portuguese military establishment, which has the ability to confer educational qualifications equivalent to a university.

    Branch: Portuguese Army, Republican National Guard

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Portuguese Military Academy