Nicolau dos Reis Lobato
Nicolau dos Reis Lobato (24 May 1946 – 31 December 1978) was an East-Timorese politician and national hero.
|President of East Timor|
7 December 1975 – 31 December 1978
|Preceded by||Francisco Xavier do Amaral|
|Succeeded by||Sérgio Vieira de Mello as UN Administrator 1999–2002 |
Xanana Gusmão as President 2002–2007
|1st Prime Minister of East Timor|
28 November 1975 – 7 December 1975
|Preceded by||Position Established|
|Succeeded by||Mari Alkatiri (as Prime Minister in 2002)|
|Born||24 May 1946|
Bazartete, Portuguese Timor
|Died||31 December 1978(aged 32)|
|Spouse(s)||Isabel Barreto Lobato (1972–1975; her death)|
Lobato was the 1st Prime Minister of East Timor from 28 November to 7 December 1975.
On 31 December 1978, Lobato was ambushed by Indonesian special forces and was killed after being shot in the stomach.
- East Timor's latest attempt to find the body of its first prime minister Nicolau dos Reis Lobato ABC News, 21 February 2018. Retrieved 24 February 2018.