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Cabral, Amilcar

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Born: 1924 AD
Died: 1973 AD, at 48 years of age.

Nationality: Guinean
Categories: Politician

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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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