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His Excellency

Mário Soares

GColTE GCC GColL KE
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Mário Soares in 2014
Member of the European Parliament
In office
20 July 1999 – 19 July 2004
Constituency Portugal
Coat of arms of Portugal.svg
17th President of Portugal
In office
9 March 1986 – 9 March 1996
Prime Minister Aníbal Cavaco Silva
António Guterres
Preceded by António Ramalho Eanes
Succeeded by Jorge Sampaio
Prime Minister of Portugal
In office
9 June 1983 – 6 November 1985
President António Ramalho Eanes
Deputy Carlos Mota Pinto
Rui Machete
Preceded by Francisco Pinto Balsemão
Succeeded by Aníbal Cavaco Silva
In office
23 July 1976 – 28 August 1978
President António Ramalho Eanes
Preceded by Vasco de Almeida e Costa
Succeeded by Alfredo Nobre da Costa
Personal details
Born
Mário Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares

(1924-12-07)7 December 1924
Lisbon, Portugal
Died 7 January 2017(2017-01-07) (aged 92)
Lisbon, Portugal
Political party National:
Socialist Party
European:
Party of European Socialists
Spouse(s) Maria Barroso
Children 2
Profession Lawyer
Historian
Professor

Mário Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares, GColTE, GCC, GColL, KE (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈmaɾiu suˈaɾɨʃ]; 7 December 1924 – 7 January 2017) was a Portuguese politician. He served as Prime Minister of Portugal from 1976 to 1978 and from 1983 to 1985. He soon became President of Portugal from 1986 to 1996.

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