António Arnault

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António Arnault

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Minister of Social Affairs
In office
30 January 1978 – 29 August 1978
PresidentAntónio Ramalho Eanes
Prime MinisterMário Soares
Preceded byArmando Bacelar
Succeeded byAcácio Pereira Magro
Personal details
Born
António Duarte Arnault

(1936-01-28)28 January 1936
Cumieira, Portugal
Died21 May 2018(2018-05-21) (aged 82)
Santo António dos Olivais, Portugal
Political partySocialist Party
Alma materUniversity of Coimbra
OccupationPoet
Fiction writer
Essayist
Politician
ProfessionLawyer

António Duarte Arnault, GOL (28 January 1936 – 21 May 2018) was a Portuguese poet, fiction writer, essayist, lawyer, and politician. He was Minister of Social Affairs in the second Constitutional Portuguese Government, led by Mário Soares.

Although being retired from active politics, Arnault was still an influential voice in the country.[1]

Arnault died on 21 May 2018 at a hospital in Santo António dos Olivais, Portugal of 82.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "António Arnaut lamenta "hipoteca da soberania" nacional favorável aos "causadores da crise"". Jornal de Notícias (in Portuguese). 6 May 2011.
  2. "Morreu António Arnaut, pai do SNS e "o socialista mais genuíno"". observador.pt. 21 May 2018. Retrieved 21 May 2018.