Salgueiro Maia

Portuguese soldier (1944-1992)

Fernando José Salgueiro Maia was a captain of the Portuguese army. His actions helped the Carnation Revolution remain peaceful.[1]

Fernando José Salgueiro Maia
Captain Salgueiro Maia
Born(1944-07-01)July 1, 1944
Castelo de Vide, Portugal
DiedApril 4, 1992(1992-04-04) (aged 47)
Santarém, Portugal
Allegiance Portugal
Service/branch Portuguese Army
RankCaptain (from 1981 Major)
Battles/warsPortuguese Colonial War Carnation Revolution
AwardsGrand Cross of the Order of Liberty
Grand Officer of the Military Order of the Tower and of the Sword, of Valour, Loyalty and Merit
Gold Medal of the city of Santarém

References change

  1. Davison, Phil (24 April 1994). "Carnation Revolution withers". Independent. Retrieved 24 September 2016.