Ilídio Machado

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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.[1] He served as the MPLA's first President from 1956 until his arrest in 1959. Agostinho Neto replaced him.[2] Born in Novo Redondo, Machado is a member of the Kimbundu tribe.[3]

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  1. ^ 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 ..."
  2. ^ George, Edward. The Cuban Intervention in Angola, 1965-1991: From Che Guevara to Cuito Cuanavale, 2005. Page 286.
  3. ^ Segal, Ronald. African Profiles, 1970. Page 65.

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