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Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho
Carvalho in 1976
|Birth name||Otelo Nuno Romão Saraiva de Carvalho|
August 31, 1936|
Lourenço Marques, Portuguese Mozambique
|Died||July 25, 2021
|Years of service||1955–1984|
|Battles/wars||Portuguese Colonial War
|Awards||Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty|
|Other work||Candidate to President of Portugal|
Otelo Nuno Romão Saraiva de Carvalho (August 31, 1936 – July 25, 2021) was a Portuguese military officer. He was the chief strategist of the 1974 Carnation Revolution in Lisbon. He unsuccessfully ran for President of Portugal in 1976 and in 1980.
On July 10, 2021, Otelo was hospitalized at Hospital das Forças Armadas in Lisbon. He died fifteen days later on July 25 from heart failure, aged 84.
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