|Luís Vaz Pereira Pinto Guedes|
|Born||18 August 1770|
|Died||10 May 1841 (aged 70)|
|Place of birth||Vila Real, Kingdom of Portugal|
|Place of death||Kingdom of Portugal|
|Years of service||1784–1834|
Campaign Cross of the Peninsular War|
Comendador of the Order of Christ
Comendador of the Order of the Tower and Sword
As the military commander in Trás-os-Montes in 1823, he raised a rebellion in the name of the absolutist prince, Infante Dom Miguel of Portugal. During the civil war between Dom Miguel and his elder brother, the former Emperor Dom Pedro I of Brazil, he was a prominent Miguelite general: he was in joint command of the Miguelite army at the Battle of Ponte Ferreira, and was the Miguelite commander at the Battle of Asseiceira in which Miguel's cause was finally defeated.
After the war ended, he was cashiered from the army in 1834. He wrote memoirs justifying his actions, and died in 1841.
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