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Amílcar Cabral wearing a traditional skullcap known as a sumbia during the 1964 Cassacá Congress, a gathering of PAIGC cadres.
Amílcar Lopes da Costa Cabral
12 September 1924
Bafatá, Portuguese Guinea
|Died||20 January 1973
|Cause of death||Assassination|
|Resting place||Amílcar Cabral's Maussoleum|
|Political party||African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde;
People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola
Amílcar Lopes da Costa Cabral ( Bissau-Guinean and Cape Verdean agricultural engineer, pan-africanist, intellectual, poet, theoretician, revolutionary, political organizer, nationalist and diplomat. He was one of Africa's foremost anti-colonial leaders.12 September 1924 – 20 January 1973 ) was a
Also known by the nom de guerre Abel Djassi, Cabral led the nationalist movement of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde Islands and the ensuing war of independence in Guinea-Bissau. He was assassinated on 20 January 1973, about eight months before Guinea-Bissau's unilateral declaration of independence. He was deeply influenced by Marxism, and became an inspiration to revolutionary socialists and national independence movements worldwide.
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