General Vasco dos Santos Gonçalves OA was a Portuguese army officer in the Engineering Corps who took part in the Carnation Revolution and later served as the 104th Prime Minister from 18 July 1974 to 19 September 1975.
|Born||Vasco dos Santos Gonçalves, May 3, 1921, Lisbon, Portugal|
|Died||June 11, 2005, Almancil, Portugal|
|Spouse(s)||Aida Rocha Afonso|
|Children||1 daughter and 1 son|
|Alma mater||Portuguese Military Academy|
|Civilian awards||Order of Aviz, Order Playa Girón|
|President||António de Spínola, Francisco da Costa Gomes|
|Vice PM||José Teixeira Ribeiro, António Arnão Metelo|
|Preceded by||Adelino da Palma Carlos|
|Succeeded by||José Pinheiro de Azevedo|
Left-wing politician who served as Portugal's 104th Prime Minister from 1974 to 1975.
He was born in Lisbon.
He was in the army and took part in the military coup known as the Carnation Revolution in 1974.
His son is film director, Vitor Goncalves.
He is a prominent 20th century Portuguese politician much like Alberto Joao Jardim.
- Education ministers of Portugal
- Carnation Revolution
- Portuguese generals
- Prime Ministers of Portugal
Latest information about Vasco Gonçalves updated on June 14 2021.