Ilídio Tomé Alves Machado (born 17 December 1914, date of death unknown) co-founded the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) with Viriato da Cruz, Mário Pinto de Andrade, and Lúcio Lara on December 10, 1956. He served as the MPLA's first President from 1956 until his arrest in 1959. Agostinho Neto replaced him. Born in Novo Redondo, Machado is a member of the Kimbundu tribe.
- Edmundo Melo Rocha, Francisco Soares, Moisés Silva Fernandes Angola: Viriato da Cruz : o homem e o mito Porto Amboim (Angola) 2008 Page 130 "Ilídio Machado, nascido em Novo Redondo, actual Sumbe, em 17 de Dezembro de 1914, funcionário dos correios, foi certamente um dos ..."
- George, Edward. The Cuban Intervention in Angola, 1965-1991: From Che Guevara to Cuito Cuanavale, 2005. Page 286.
- Segal, Ronald. African Profiles, 1970. Page 65.
- Mention of Ilídio Machado's death (Portuguese)
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