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1888

Founding of the “The Lisbon Athenaeum”, the forerunner of the Royal British Club at 6, Rua das Gaivotas near Conde Barão. The first chairman was Canon Pope. It then moved to Palácio da Rocha do Conde de Óbidos in 1903 (now the Cruz Vermelha) where it was formally visited by king Edward VII in 1903, when he conferred the title “The Royal British Club”.

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