Currently alive, at 77 years of age.
1939 – Born on the 18th of September in Lisbon, Portugal.
1961 – He earned his Doctor of Law degree in University of Lisbon.
– He started his career as a Lawyer, often involved in the defense of many political prisoners in Portugal.
1978 – He joined the Socialist Party (a political party in Portugal).
1979 – He was elected as a Deputy for Lisbon in the Portuguese National Parliament.
1984 – He became a member of the European Commission for Human Rights.
1986 – He became President of Socialist Party.
1989 – He was elected as Mayor of Lisbon, Portugal.
1993 – He was re-elected as Mayor of Lisbon, Portugal.
1996 – On the 14th of January, he was elected as a President of Portugal.
2001 – He was re-elected as a President of Portugal.