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Amilcar Cabral

(1924—1973)


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(1924–73)

Guinean revolutionary. He founded a clandestine liberation organization against Portuguese rule. From 1963–1973 he led a successful guerrilla campaign which had gained control of much of the interior before he was assassinated, supposedly by a Portuguese agent. In the following year Portuguese Guinea became independent as Guinea-Bissau.

Subjects: African Studies.


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