João de Matos

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João de Matos
Born30 May 1955[1]
Died4 November 2017 (aged 62)[2]
Spain

João de Matos (May 30, 1955 – November 4, 2017) was an Angolan military general. He led the Angolan force during the Second Congo War to support Joseph Kabila's regime.[3] He is believed to have died of pancreatic cancer[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General João Baptista de Matos". Africa Confidential. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
  2. ^ "Morreu primeiro chefe do Estado-Maior General das Forças Armadas Angolanas". DN (in Portuguese). 2017-11-04. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
  3. ^ "Angola admits involvement in Congo". BBC News. 31 August 1998. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
  4. ^ Agencies. "Angolan war veteran João de Matos dies in Spain". TodayNG. Recode Limited. Retrieved 8 November 2017.