Lopo do Nascimento

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Lopo do Nascimento
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1st Prime Minister of Angola
In office
11 November 1975 – 9 December 1978
President Agostinho Neto
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Position abolished
Personal details
Born
Lopo Fortunato Ferreira do Nascimento

(1942-07-10) 10 July 1942 (age 76)
Luanda, Overseas Province of Angola, Portugal
Political party MPLA

Lopo Fortunato Ferreira do Nascimento (born 10 July 1942) is an Angolan retired politician. He served as the first Prime Minister of Angola from 11 November 1975 to 9 December 1978 and was Secretary-General of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA).

Nascimento was later Minister of Territorial Administration; after resigning from that post, he was replaced by Paulo Kassoma on 9 April 1992.[1] He was elected as MPLA Secretary-General by the party's Central Committee in 1993.[2]

He was the 66th candidate on the MPLA's national list in the September 2008 parliamentary election.[3][4] He won a seat in that election, in which MPLA won an overwhelming majority in the National Assembly.[4]

On 27 January 2013 he announced his retirement from active politics.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Apr 1992 - Election date - Cabinet changes", Keesing's Record of World Events, Volume 38, April, 1992 Angola, Page 38851.
  2. ^ Africa Research Bulletin (1993), Blackwell, page 10,964.
  3. ^ "Eleições: Lista integral dos candidatos do MPLA, antigo PM Marcolino Moco fora, nova cara Akwá" Archived 2008-08-18 at the Wayback Machine, Angola Xyami, July 5, 2008 (in Portuguese).
  4. ^ a b List of deputies elected in the 2008 election Archived 2008-09-19 at the Wayback Machine, CNE website (in Portuguese).
  5. ^ "Diário de Notícias". DN. Retrieved 2017-09-12.
Political offices
Preceded by
Position established
Prime Minister of Angola
1975–1978
Succeeded by
Position abolished
Preceded by
Paulino Pinto João
Minister of Domestic Trade
1977–1979
Succeeded by
Florêncio Gamaliel Gaspar
Preceded by
Roberto A.V. Francisco de Almeida
Minister of Foreign Trade
1979–1982
Succeeded by
Ismael Martins
Preceded by
Roberto A.V. Francisco de Almeida
Minister of Planning
1981–1986
Succeeded by
António Henriques da Silva
Preceded by
Rafael Sapilinha Sambalanga
Provincial Commissioner of Huíla
1986-1990
Succeeded by
Dumilde das Chagas Rangel
Preceded by
Minister of Territory Administration
1991–1992
Succeeded by
António Paulo Cassoma


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