An�bal Cavaco Silva

Aronson, Jeff
July 2010
An�bal Cavaco Silva;2010, p1
The article presents a biography of An�bal Cavaco Silva, president of Portugal. He was born on July 15, 1939 and attended the Lisbon Higher Institute of Economic and Financial Sciences as well as the University of York in England. Silva worked as an economics professor at the New University of Lisbon prior to his entrance into Portuguese politics. He became prime minister in 1985 and was elected president in 2006 and is the nation's first non-socialist president.


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