Vasco Gonçalves

Portuguese politician

General Vasco dos Santos Gonçalves was a Portuguese army officer. After the Carnation Revolution, he served as the Prime Minister of Portugal.[1]

Vasco Gonçalves

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103rd Prime Minister of Portugal
In office
18 July 1974 – 19 September 1975
PresidentAntónio de Spínola
Francisco da Costa Gomes
Preceded byAdelino da Palma Carlos
Succeeded byJosé Pinheiro de Azevedo
Personal details
Born(1922-05-03)3 May 1922
Lisbon, Portugal
Died11 June 2005(2005-06-11) (aged 84)
Almancil, Portugal
Alma materPortuguese Military Academy
AwardsOrder of Aviz
Order Playa Girón
Military service
Branch/servicePortuguese Army
Years of service1942–1975
RankGeneral

ReferencesEdit

  1. "General Vasco Goncalves". Guardian. 13 June 2005. Retrieved 26 September 2016.