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
PresidentAmérico Tomás
Preceded byAntónio de Oliveira Salazar
Succeeded byNational Salvation Junta
Personal details
Born17 August 1906
Graça, Lisbon, Portugal
Died26 October 1980(1980-10-26) (aged 74)
Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Alma materUniversity of Lisbon

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]

References[change | change source]

  1. Davison, Phil (24 April 1994). "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.