Portuguese politician (1906-1980)
Marcello José das Neves Alves Caetano GCTE GCC (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐɾˈsɛlu kɐiˈtɐnu]; 17 August 1906 – 26 October 1980) 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.
|101st Prime Minister of Portugal|
27 September 1968 – 25 April 1974
|Preceded by||António de Oliveira Salazar|
|Succeeded by||National Salvation Junta|
|Born||17 August 1906|
Graça, Lisbon, Portugal
|Died||26 October 1980 (aged 74)|
Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Alma mater||University of Lisbon|
- ↑ 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. Archived from the original on 24 December 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2016.