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Mário Soares

President of Portugal

Mário Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares, GColTE, GCC, GColL, KE (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈmaɾiu suˈaɾɨʃ]; 7 December 1924 – 7 January 2017) was a Portuguese politician. He served as Prime Minister of Portugal from 1976 to 1978 and from 1983 to 1985. He soon became President of Portugal from 1986 to 1996.


Mário Soares

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Mário Soares in 2014
Member of the European Parliament
In office
20 July 1999 – 19 July 2004
ConstituencyPortugal
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17th President of Portugal
In office
9 March 1986 – 9 March 1996
Prime MinisterAníbal Cavaco Silva
António Guterres
Preceded byAntónio Ramalho Eanes
Succeeded byJorge Sampaio
Prime Minister of Portugal
In office
9 June 1983 – 6 November 1985
PresidentAntónio Ramalho Eanes
DeputyCarlos Mota Pinto
Rui Machete
Preceded byFrancisco Pinto Balsemão
Succeeded byAníbal Cavaco Silva
In office
23 July 1976 – 28 August 1978
PresidentAntónio Ramalho Eanes
Preceded byVasco de Almeida e Costa
Succeeded byAlfredo Nobre da Costa
Personal details
Born
Mário Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares

(1924-12-07)7 December 1924
Lisbon, Portugal
Died7 January 2017(2017-01-07) (aged 92)
Lisbon, Portugal
Political partyNational:
Socialist Party
European:
Party of European Socialists
Spouse(s)Maria Barroso
Children2
ProfessionLawyer
Historian
Professor

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