Guinean revolutionary leader
1924 - Born in Bafata, Portuguese Guinea, on the 21st of September.
Educated in Lisbon, and he founded student movements dedicated to African nationalism.
1950s - He returned to Africa and began forming independence movements.
He was involved in the formation of the PAIGC or Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde.
He also worked to form a liberation party in Angola with Agostinho Neto.
1962 - Cabral led the PAIGC in a military conflict against the Portuguese imperial forces.
1973 - Assassinated on 20th of January, just months before Guinea-Bissau gained independence.
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