Francisco de Sá Carneiro

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Francisco Sá Carneiro

109th Prime Minister of Portugal
In office
3 January 1980 – 4 December 1980
PresidentAntónio Ramalho Eanes
Preceded byMaria de Lourdes Pintasilgo
Succeeded byFrancisco Pinto Balsemão
Personal details
Born(1934-07-19)19 July 1934
Porto, Portugal
Died4 December 1980(1980-12-04) (aged 46)
Camarate, Loures, Portugal
Political partySocial Democratic Party

Francisco Manuel Lumbrales de Sá Carneiro founded the Portuguese Social Democratic Party in 1974. He was elected Prime Minister of Portugal in January 1980. Sá Carneiro died in a plane crash in December 1980.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mitchell, Paul (10 January 2005). "Portugal: inquiry concludes bomb killed Prime Minister Carneiro in 1980". International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI). Retrieved 26 September 2016.