1922 – Born on the 17th of November in Bengo, Angola.
1940 – He became an important member of a movement in Angola.
– He was also aided in several occasions by the Portuguese Communist Party.
1975 – He was one of the first members of the MPLA.
– He was succeeded in his capacity as president of the state and MPLA leader.
1976 – He was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize.
1979 – He died on the 10th of September in Moscow, Soviet Union.