This palace in Lisbon dates back to 1726. When Monarchy was replaced by a Republic (1910) the building became the official residence of the President.
Aníbal Cavaco Silva is the current President. He was elected with just 23% of the votes and his popularity is the lowest ever. While the number of poors in Portugal has increased to 2 millions (*) in the last couple of years, his presidency has been the most expensive in the history of the Portuguese democracy: the double of the Royal House of Spain!
(*) the number of multimillionaires has increased 10,8%!