António Ramalho Eanes

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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is Ramalho and the second is Eanes.

António Ramalho Eanes

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António Ramalho Eanes in 2019
16th President of Portugal
In office
14 July 1976 – 9 March 1986
Prime MinisterJosé Pinheiro de Azevedo
Vasco Almeida e Costa
Mário Soares
Alfredo Nobre da Costa
Carlos Mota Pinto
Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo
Francisco Sá Carneiro
Diogo Freitas do Amaral
Francisco Pinto Balsemão
Aníbal Cavaco Silva
Preceded byFrancisco da Costa Gomes
Succeeded byMário Soares
President of the Revolution Council
In office
14 July 1976 – 30 September 1982
Preceded byFrancisco da Costa Gomes
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Chief of the Armed Forces General Staff
In office
14 July 1976 – 16 February 1981
Preceded byFrancisco da Costa Gomes
Succeeded byNuno de Melo Egídio
Personal details
António dos Santos Ramalho Eanes

(1935-01-25) 25 January 1935 (age 87)
Alcains, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Political partyIndependent
Other political
Democratic Renewal Party (1986-87)
Spouse(s)Manuela Eanes
ChildrenManuel António
Alma materPortuguese Military Academy
ProfessionArmy officer
Military service
Branch/servicePortuguese Army
Years of service1952–1986
Battles/warsColonial War

António dos Santos Ramalho Eanes, GColL GCL GColTE CavA (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐ̃ˈtɔniu ʁɐˈmaʎu iˈɐnɨʃ]; born 25 January 1935) is a Portuguese general and politician. He was the 16th President of Portugal from 1976 to 1986.

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