Amílcar Cabral

Amílcar Cabral Biography.com

Activist(c. 1921–1973)
Amílcar Cabral was a leader of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde. He was assassinated in 1973.

Synopsis

Amílcar Cabral was born in 1921 in Bafatá, Portuguese Guinea. He was an agronomist, nationalist leader, and founder and secretary-general of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde who helped lead Guinea-Bissau to independence. On Jan. 20, 1973, Cabral was assassinated outside his home in Conakry, where his party had established its headquarters.

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