Holden Roberto

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Birthday
12, 1923
Birthplace
Angola
Death Date
Aug 2, 2007 (84)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
12, 1923
Birthplace
Angola
Death Date
Aug 2, 2007 (84)

About

Founder of the National Liberation Front of Angola who led the party from 1962 to 1999. He is remembered as a revolutionary figure in his country's liberation struggle.

Before Fame

He worked for the Belgium Finance Ministry before starting his political career in Angola.

Trivia

He was forced to take the FNLA to Zaire after losing the Battle of Dead Road in 1976.

Family Life

He was born to Garcia Diasiwa Roberto and Joana Lala Nekaka in Sao Salvador, Angola.

Associated With

He met then President John F. Kennedy in April 1961.