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Cabral, Amílcar, 1924-1973

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Personal name headingCabral, Amílcar, 1924-1973
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Variant(s)Cabral, Amílcar, 1921-1973
Kabral, Amilkar, 1924-1973
Lopes Cabral, Amílcar, 1924-1973
Associated countryGuinea-Bissau
Birth date1924-09-12
Death date1973-01-20
Place of birthBafatá (Guinea-Bissau)
AffiliationUniversidade Técnica de Lisboa. Instituto Superior de Agronomia Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde
Agronomy Center (Santarém, Portugal)
Profession or occupationPolitical scientists Agricultural engineers
Found inHis Revolution in Guinea: an African people's struggle, 1969.
Oramas, O. Apuntes sobre la vida y el pensamiento político de Amílcar Cabral, 1977: t.p. (Amílcar Cabral) p. 5 (b. 9/12/25 [i.e. 1924] en Bafata, Guinea Bisao) p. 100 (d. 1/20/73)
Encyc. Brit., 15th ed. (Cabral, Amílcar, b. 1921; d. Jan. 20, 1973)
Chabral, P. Amílcar Cabral, 1983: p. 29 (Amílcar Lopes Cabral; b. 12 Sept. 1924 in Bafatá, Portuguese Guinea)
O fazedor de utopias: uma biografia de Amílcar Cabral, 2007: inside front cover (Amílcar Cabral, born 1924, Bafatá, Guiné; died, Jan. 1973)
Sousa, J.S. Amílcar Cabral (1924-1973), 2011: p. 35 (b. Sept. 12, 1924; d. Jan. 20, 1973) p. 41 (b. Sept. 12, 1924 in Bafatá, "Portuguese Guinea")
Wikipedia, Apr. 10, 2013: Amílcar Cabral (Amílcar Lopes da Costa Cabral (12 September 1924--20 January 1973) was a Guinea-Bissauan and Cape Verdean agricultural engineer, writer, and a nationalist thinker and politician. Also known by his nom de guerre Abel Djassi, Cabral led the nationalist movement of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde Islands and the ensuing war of independence in Guinea-Bissau. He was assassinated on 20 January 1973, about eight months before Guinea-Bissau's unilateral declaration of independence.)
The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought , accessed July 06, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Cabral, Amilcar; Amilcar Lopes Cabral; nationalist, political scientist; born 1924 in Bafatá, Guinea-Bissau; graduated from the Instituto Superior de Agronomia in Lisbon, Portugal (1950); appointed to an apprenticeship in agricultural engineering at the Agronomy Center in Santarém, Portugal; obtained employment with the Agricultural and Forestry Service in Guinea-Bissau (1952); relocated to Angola (1955); became friends with members of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) and joined the independence movement; attended the Second Conference of African Peoples in Tunis, Tunisia (1960); established his party headquarters in the Guinean capital; his guerrilla forces attacked the Portuguese fortress at Tite, in southern Guinea-Bissau (1963); delivered a lecture titled "National Liberation and Culture" at Syracuse University as part of the Eduard Mondlane Memorial Lecture Series (1970); the PAIGC unilaterally declared the independence of Guinea-Bissau and the Cape Verde Islands (1973); the World Peace Council created the Amilcar Cabral Award (1973); the Amilcar Cabral International Airport, Cape Verde's main international airport on Sal Island, was named in his honor; died in 1973, place unknown)
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