Carlos Galvão de Melo
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|Carlos Galvão de Melo|
|Deputy of the Constituent Assembly|
1976 – 2 April 1976
|Member of the National Salvation Junta|
25 April 1974 – 16 May 1974
4 August 1921|
|Died||20 March 2008
|Political party||CDS – People's Party (1976 - ?)|
|Spouse(s)||Maria João Vieira das Neves (m. 1926)Sybille Schön (m. 1925–2007)|
|Service/branch||Portuguese Air Force|
Galvão de Melo was the eldest of nine children of António Augusto Ferreira de Melo and wife Cecília Rosa Teles de Noronha Galvão. One of the members of the National Salvation Junta, after the 25 April 1974, Carnation Revolution that overthrew the Estado Novo ("New State") regime and established democracy in Portugal. He soon became known as one of the most conservative member of the Junta, if not reactionary. Often seen as a far-right politician, in 1980 he was a presidential candidate, but got a very small amount of votes.
He married twice, firstly to Maria João Vieira das Neves (on 24 June 1926) and secondly to Sybille Schön (16 December 1925 - 8 January 2007) (divorced Mrs. Stürken), without issue. From first marriage he had six children.
- "Carlos Galvão de Melo" (in Portuguese). Geneall. Retrieved 17 October 2012.
- "General Galvão de Melo encontrado morto em casa". JN (in Portuguese). 21 March 2008. Retrieved 18 October 2012.
- "Galvão de Melo é sepultado sábado em Mangualde". Diário Digital (in Portuguese). Lusa. 21 March 2008. Retrieved 18 October 2012.
- "Assembleia Constituinte - Intervenções nas sessões" (in Portuguese). Assembly of the Republic. Retrieved 18 October 2012.
- "Diário da República II SÉRIE" (PDF). Diário da República. 2nd (in Portuguese) (89): 20724. 8 May 2008. Retrieved 18 October 2012.
- Melo: Fall of FRETILIN only a matter of time, Jakarta Post, 14 January 1994
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