Mario Andrade

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Birthday
21, 1928
Birthplace
Angola
Death Date
Aug 26, 1990 (62)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
21, 1928
Birthplace
Angola
Death Date
Aug 26, 1990 (62)

About

Poet who played a key role in founding the Angolan Communist Party in 1955.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in Philology from the University of Lisbon and later earned a degree in Sociology.

Trivia

He was elected the first President of the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) in 1960.

Family Life

He was married to filmmaker Sarah Maldoror at the time of his death.

Associated With

He preceded Agostinho Neto as the President of the MPLA.