Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho

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Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho
Carvalho in 1976
Birth nameOtelo Nuno Romão Saraiva de Carvalho
Born(1936-08-31)August 31, 1936
Lourenço Marques, Portuguese Mozambique
DiedJuly 25, 2021(2021-07-25) (aged 84)
Lisbon, Portugal
Allegiance Portugal
Service/branchMilitary flag of Portugal.svg Portuguese Army
Years of service1955–1984
Battles/warsPortuguese Colonial War Carnation Revolution
AwardsGrand Cross of the Order of Liberty
Other workCandidate to President of Portugal

Otelo Nuno Romão Saraiva de Carvalho (August 31, 1936 – July 25, 2021) was a Portuguese military officer. He was the chief strategist of the 1974 Carnation Revolution in Lisbon.[1] He unsuccessfully ran for President of Portugal in 1976 and in 1980.

On July 10, 2021, Otelo was hospitalized at Hospital das Forças Armadas in Lisbon.[2] He died fifteen days later on July 25 from heart failure, aged 84.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho". University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. 2014. Retrieved 26 September 2016.
  2. "Morreu Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, o capitão de abril com o "coração junto da boca"" (in Portuguese). DN.PT. Retrieved 25 July 2021.
  3. "Morreu o capitão de Abril Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho". TSF Rádio Notícias (in Portuguese). 2021-07-25. Retrieved 2021-07-25.
  4. Tavares, João Francisco Gomes, Rita. "Morreu Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho". Observador (in European Portuguese). Retrieved 2021-07-25.