|103rd Prime Minister of Portugal|
18 July 1974 – 19 September 1975
|President||António de Spínola
Francisco da Costa Gomes
|Deputy||José Teixeira Ribeiro
António Arnão Metelo
|Preceded by||Adelino da Palma Carlos|
|Succeeded by||José Pinheiro de Azevedo|
|Minister of Education and Culture|
29 November 1974 – 4 December 1974
|Preceded by||Vitorino Magalhães Godinho|
|Succeeded by||Manuel Rodrigues Carvalho|
|Born||Vasco dos Santos Gonçalves
3 May 1922
|Died||11 June 2005
|Spouse(s)||Aida Rocha Afonso|
|Children||1 daughter and 1 son|
|Alma mater||Portuguese Military Academy|
|Awards||Order of Aviz
Order Playa Girón
|Years of service||1942–1975|
General Vasco dos Santos Gonçalves OA (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈvaʃku ɡõˈsaɫvɨʃ]; Lisbon 3 May 1921 – 11 June 2005) was a Portuguese army officer in the Engineering Corps who took part in the Carnation Revolution and later served as the 104th Prime Minister from 18 July 1974 to 19 September 1975.
He was best known for his controversial left-wing positions, including nationalization of banks and insurance companies after the events of 11 March 1975.
- "PORTUGAL: The New Command," TIME (magazine), 28 October 1974.
- "The World: Four Views from the Top," TIME (magazine), 5 May 1975.
- "PORTUGAL: A Resounding Vote for Moderation," TIME (magazine), 5 May 1975.
- "Lisbon's Troika: Red Threat in Portugal" (cover), TIME (magazine), 11 August 1975.
- "PORTUGAL: Western Europe's First Communist Country?" TIME (magazine), 11 August 1975.
- "The World: The Cork, the Ideologue, the Playboy," TIME (magazine), 11 August 1975.
- "PORTUGAL: Hammers Yes, Sickles No,", TIME (magazine), 29 September 1975.
- "Portuguese ex-PM Gonçalves dies," BBC News, Sunday, 12 June 2005.
- Fuchs, Dale. "General Vasco Gonçalves" (obituary), The Guardian (London, UK), Monday, 13 June 2005.
- Gallagher, Tom. "General Vasco Gonçalves: Marxist prime minister of Portugal" (obituary), The Independent (London, UK), Tuesday, 14 June 2005.
- Hershman, Gabriel & Graeme, Chris. "Portugal mourns its revolutionaries," Algarve (Portugal) Resident, Thursday, 16 June 2005.
- "General Vasco Gonçalves" (obituary), The Daily Telegraph (London, UK), Thursday, 23 June 2005.
Adelino da Palma Carlos
|Prime Minister of Portugal
José Baptista Pinheiro de Azevedo