Manuel Quintas de Almeida
|President of São Tomé and Príncipe|
15 August 1995 – 21 August 1995
|Preceded by||Miguel Trovoada|
|Succeeded by||Miguel Trovoada|
Portuguese São Tomé and Príncipe
|Died||26 December 2006 (aged 52)
São Tomé and Príncipe
|Political party||MLSTP/Military Junta|
15 August 1995 coup d'état
However, he relinquished power on 21 August as part of an agreement.
In the 1970s, Almeida was a member of the MLSTP party youth. He was trained in surface artillery at the Escola Comandante Benedito in Luanda, Angola (1978) and later became a member of ex-Head of State Manuel Pinto da Costa's presidential guard.
- "Morreu Manuel Quintas de Almeida", Jornal de São Tomé e Príncipe, 28 December 2006.