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Almeida Cabral, Luiz de

Born: 1931 AD
Currently alive, at 85 years of age.
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1931 – Cabral was born in Guinea-Bissau on the 10th of April.

1956 – Founded with his brother the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde.

1961 – Founded the National Union of Workers in Guinea.

1970 – An active member of the Comite Executive da Luta.

1972 – Appointed Deputy Secretary General of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde.

1974-1980 – Became the first President of Guinea-Bissau but a military coup d’etat deposed him in November 1980.

1981 – Lived in exile in Cuba and afterwards Portugal.

1999 – He was able to visit his homeland after being exiled almost twenty years.