António Ramalho Eanes

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His Excellency
António Ramalho Eanes
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16th President of Portugal
In office
14 July 1976 – 9 March 1986
Prime Minister José 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 by Francisco da Costa Gomes
Succeeded by Mário Soares
President of the Revolution Council
In office
14 July 1976 – 30 September 1982
Preceded by Francisco da Costa Gomes
Succeeded by Position abolished
Chief of the Armed Forces General Staff
In office
14 July 1976 – 16 February 1981
Preceded by Francisco da Costa Gomes
Succeeded by Nuno de Melo Egídio
Personal details
Born António dos Santos Ramalho Eanes
(1935-01-25) 25 January 1935 (age 83)
Alcains, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Political party Independent
Other political
Democratic Renewal Party (1986-87)
Spouse(s) Manuela Eanes
Children Manuel António
Alma mater Portuguese Military Academy
Profession Army officer
Religion Roman Catholicism
Military service
Service/branch Portuguese Army
Years of service 1952–1986
Rank General
Battles/wars Colonial 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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