Leonel Mário d'Alva

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Leonel Mário d'Alva (born 1935) is a São Toméan politician. He served as Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe[1] from 21 December 1974 until 12 July 1975, when the country gained independence from Portugal.

From late 1975 to 1980, D'Alva was President of the São Toméan National Assembly. After the country's first democratic elections in 1991, he was again elected National Assembly President. He also served as foreign minister from 1975 to 1978. He was also acting president from 4 March to 3 April 1991. He currently heads the Democratic Convergence Party-Reflection Group (PCD-GR), one of the country's major political parties.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "São Tomé e Príncipe celebra 539 anos da sua descoberta pelos portugueses" (in Portuguese). Portuguese News Network. 23 December 2009. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
Preceded by
(-)
Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe
1974–1975
Succeeded by
Miguel Trovoada
Preceded by
Miguel Trovoada
Foreign Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe
1975–1978
Succeeded by
Maria do Nascimento da Graça Amorim
Preceded by
(–)
President of the National Assembly São Tomé and Príncipe
1975–1980
Succeeded by
Alda Neves da Graça do Espírito Santo
Preceded by
Alda Neves da Graça do Espírito Santo
President of the National Assembly São Tomé and Príncipe
1991–1994
Succeeded by
Francisco Fortunato Pires