Marcelo Caetano

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Marcello Caetano
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101st Prime Minister of Portugal
In office
27 September 1968 – 25 April 1974
President Américo Tomás
Preceded by António de Oliveira Salazar
Succeeded by National Salvation Junta
Personal details
Born 17 August 1906
Graça, Lisbon, Portugal
Died 26 October 1980(1980-10-26) (aged 74)
Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Alma mater University of Lisbon
Religion Roman Catholicism

Marcello José das Neves Alves Caetano was a Portuguese politician. He had many important positions in the government. In 1968 he became prime minister. In 1974 the military took leadership of Portugal in the Carnation Revolution. Caetano was removed from his position.[1]

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  1. Davison, Phil (24). "Carnation Revolution withers: Phil Davison finds the new Portugal a let-down for the men who won it freedom 20 years ago". Independent. Retrieved 24 September 2016.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help); Check date values in: |date=, |year= / |date= mismatch (help)