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us: Pires, Pedro Verona Rodrigues, 1934-


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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1934
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Fogo (Cabo Verde)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Cabo Verde
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Cuba
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde
        • Organization: (naf) Partido Africano da Independência de Cabo Verde
        • Organization: (naf) Cabo Verde. Primeiro Ministro
    • Organization

        (naf) Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde
    • Organization

        (naf) Partido Africano da Independência de Cabo Verde
    • Organization

        (naf) Cabo Verde. Primeiro Ministro
    • Gender

        male
  • Sources

    • found: O 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)
    • found: 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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