1913 – 2005
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Who was Álvaro Cunhal?
Álvaro Barreirinhas Cunhal, who used the name Álvaro Cunhal, was a Portuguese politician. He was one of the major opponents of the dictatorial regime of Estado Novo. He served as secretary-general of the Portuguese Communist Party from 1961 to 1992. He was one of the most pro-Soviet of all western Europe communist leaders, often supporting the Soviet Union's foreign policies, including the intervention in Czechoslovakia in 1968.
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- Nov 10, 1913
- Also known as
- Alvaro Cunhal
- University of Lisbon
- Jun 13, 2005
on July 23, 2013
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