Mario Soares

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Birthday
7, 1924
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Jan 7, 2017 (92)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1924
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Jan 7, 2017 (92)

About

Portuguese politician who was the 17th President of Portugal from 1986 to 1996. He also served as Portugal's Prime Minister from 1976 to 1978 and then again from 1983 to 1985.

Before Fame

He joined the Portuguese Communist Party while studying at the University of Lisbon.

Trivia

He ran for President again in 2006 when he was 81 years old but only received 14% of the vote.

Family Life

He married Maria Barroso, and they had two children together.

Associated With

He was succeeded by Jorge Sampaio as president of Portugal.