Marcelo Caetano

1906 - 1980

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Marcelo José das Neves Alves Caetano (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐɾˈsɛlu kɐiˈtɐnu]; 17 August 1906 – 26 October 1980) was a Portuguese politician and scholar. He was the second and last leader of the Estado Novo after succeeding António de Oliveira Salazar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcelo Caetano has received more than 425,845 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Marcelo Caetano is the 2,957th most popular politician (down from 2,027th in 2019), the 76th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 53rd in 2019) and the 44th most popular Portuguese Politician.

Marcelo Caetano was a Portuguese politician who served as the last Prime Minister of the Estado Novo regime.

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Among politicians, Marcelo Caetano ranks 2,957 out of 19,576Before him are Shalmaneser V, Koca Sinan Pasha, Mauricio Macri, Joseph Wirth, Emperor Taizu of Jin, and Lucilla. After him are Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, Philip II, Duke of Savoy, Emperor Yuan of Han, Bartolomeo Colleoni, Leopold I, Duke of Austria, and Archduke Ernest of Austria.

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Among people born in 1906, Marcelo Caetano ranks 52Before him are Oleg Antonov, Empress Wanrong, John Huston, James E. Webb, Robert E. Howard, and Marie José of Belgium. After him are Estée Lauder, Bugsy Siegel, Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, Max Delbrück, Ernst Chain, and James Hadley Chase. Among people deceased in 1980, Marcelo Caetano ranks 43Before him are Bill Evans, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, Willard Libby, Yigal Allon, Marian Rejewski, and Lewis Milestone. After him are Mae West, Vinicius de Moraes, Gustav Wagner, John Hasbrouck Van Vleck, Kim Jae-gyu, and Raoul Walsh.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Marcelo Caetano ranks 76 out of 633Before him are Catherine of Braganza (1638), Barbara of Portugal (1711), Francisco de Almeida (1450), Uriel da Costa (1585), Sancho II of Portugal (1209), and Diego Columbus (1479). After him are Isaac Abarbanel (1437), Constance of Aragon (1179), Isabella of Portugal, Duchess of Burgundy (1397), Tristão da Cunha (1460), Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal (1887), and Theresa, Countess of Portugal (1080).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, Marcelo Caetano ranks 44Before him are Viriathus (-180), Jorge Sampaio (1939), Catherine of Braganza (1638), Barbara of Portugal (1711), Francisco de Almeida (1450), and Sancho II of Portugal (1209). After him are Isabella of Portugal, Duchess of Burgundy (1397), Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal (1887), Theresa, Countess of Portugal (1080), António Costa (1961), Wamba (630), and António de Spínola (1910).