Lopo do Nascimento
Lopo Fortunato Ferreira do Nascimento (born 10 June 1942) is an Angolan 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. He was elected as MPLA Secretary-General by the party's Central Committee in 1993.
He was the 66th candidate on the MPLA's national list in the September 2008 parliamentary election. He won a seat in that election, in which MPLA won an overwhelming majority in the National Assembly.
- "Apr 1992 - Election date - Cabinet changes", Keesing's Record of World Events, Volume 38, April, 1992 Angola, Page 38851.
- Africa Research Bulletin (1993), Blackwell, page 10,964.
- "Eleições: Lista integral dos candidatos do MPLA, antigo PM Marcolino Moco fora, nova cara Akwá", Angola Xyami, July 5, 2008 (Portuguese).
- List of deputies elected in the 2008 election, CNE website (Portuguese).
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