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Pires, Pedro Verona Rodrigues, 1934-

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Personal name headingPires, Pedro Verona Rodrigues, 1934-
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Associated countryCuba
LocatedCabo Verde
Birth date1934-04-29
Place of birthFogo (Cabo Verde)
AffiliationPartido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde Partido Africano da Independência de Cabo Verde Cabo Verde. Primeiro Ministro
Profession or occupationPrime ministers Presidents Politicians
Found inO Chefe de Estado, 2002: p. 7 (Comandante Pedro Verona Rodrigues Pires, pres. of Cape Verde) p. 23, etc. (Pedro Verona Pires; b. Apr. 29, 1934)
Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed April 20, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Pires, Pedro Verona Rodrigues; prime minister, president, politician; born 1934 in Fogo Island, Cape Verde; studied engineering in Lisbon, Portugal; joined the underground movement for Cape Verde independence (1959); joined Partido Africano da Independencia da Guine e Cabo Verde (PAIGC); went to Cuba and helped mastermind PAIGC invasion of Cape Verde (1966); was a PAIGC's chief negotiator and lobbied the United States Congress for support (1974); was appointed prime minister by Cape Verde Popular National Assembly (1975-1991); created the Partido Africano da Independencia da Cabo Verde (PAICV) and became a head of PAICV; was elected president (2001) and reelected (2006))
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