Catarina Eufemia

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Birthday
13, 1928
Birthplace
Baleizao, Portugal
Death Date
May 19, 1954 (26)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
13, 1928
Birthplace
Baleizao, Portugal
Death Date
May 19, 1954 (26)

About

A harvester who was murdered by a policeman during a workers' strike, for which she became an icon of the Portuguese Communist Party.

Before Fame

She worked in the fields in Alentejo.

Trivia

Her death became a significant event in the resistance against the Estado Novo regime.

Family Life

She was the mother of three children. Her 8 month old child was cradled in her arms at the time she was shot.

Associated With

She was killed by police, as was Fred Hampton.

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