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Mário Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares

historian , lawyer , political party official

Mário Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares, Portuguese political party official, lawyer, historian. President Mário Soares Foundation, Indiana World Commission on Oceans, Portugal/Africa Foundation, European Movement, Committee of Wies Person of Counsel of Europe. Member Academy Brasileira de Letras (correspondent), Academy Kingdom Morocco, Academy of Sciences Lisbon.

Background

SOARES, Mario Alberto Nobre Lopes was born on December 7, 1924 in Lisbon, Portugal. Parents: Jono Lopes Soares and Elisa Nobre Soares.

Education

Bachelor in History and Philosophy, University Lisbon, 1951. Juris Doctor, University Lisbon, 1957. Doctor honorus causa, Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, Sao Paulo University, Rio de Janeiro University, Gama Filho University, Brazil, University Rennes, University Sorbonne, France, University Osnabruck, Germany.

Doctor honorus causa, University Dublin, Ireland, University Bologna, University Turin, University Genoa, Italy, University Malta. Doctor honorus causa, Philippines University. Doctor honorus causa, University Coimbra.

Doctor honorus causa, University Porto. Doctor honorus causa, University Nova Lisboa. Doctor honorus causa, University Évora.

Doctor honorus causa, University Open International. Doctor honorus causa, University Ásia-Macau, Portugal. Doctor honorus causa, University Santiago, Compostela.

Doctor honorus causa, University Complutense. Doctor honorus causa, University Coruña. Doctor honorus causa, University Vigo, Spain.

Doctor honorus causa, University Hankuk, Republic of Korea. Doctor honorus causa, University Oxford, England. Doctor honorus causa, Brown University.

Doctor honorus causa, Princeton University. Doctor honorus causa, University South Africa.

Career

Founder Movement for Democratic Unity (MUD), Lisbon, 1946. Leader MUD Juvenil, 1946. Member MUD Center Committee, 1945-1948.

Secretary presidential candidacy of General Norton da Mattos, 1949. Member executive Social Democratic Action, 1952-1960. Member campaign committee for Humberto Delgado in presidential elections, 1958.

Candidate as deputy for democratic opposition Lisbon, 1965, 69. Exiled to Sao Tome, 1968. In exile Paris, 1970-1974.

Teacher University Paris, 1970-1974. Associate University Rennes, 1970-1974. Co-founder, secretary-general Portuguese Socialist Party, 1973-1986.

In charge of negotiations leading to independence of Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Angola Government of Portugal, 1974, minimum foreign affairs, 1974-1975, minister without portfolio, 1975. Deputy Constituent Assembly, 1975, Legislation Assembly, 1976. Participant all major Socialist international summits, since 1973.

Vice president Socialist International, 1976. Member Council of State. Prime minister Government of Portugal, 1976-1978, 83-85, president, 1986-1991, 91-96.

Republican Portuguese Socialist at various European Socialist Congresses, 11th Congress of Socialist International Eastbourne, 1969. Negotiated Portugal's entry into European Committee. Portugese representative International League Human Rights.

Member Coordination and Solidarity between Europe and Latin American. Head Socialist International Committee Latin American, Middle East. Honorary president Socialist International since 1986.

Imprisoned 12 times on political grounds.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Teófilo Braga, 1950, Escritos Políticos, 1969, Portugal Struggle for Liberty, 1972, Destruir o Sistema, Construir uma Vida Nova, 1973, Caminho Difícil, do Salazarismo ao Caetanismo, 1973, Escritos no Exílio, 1975, Portugal, quelle Révolution?, 1976, O Futuro será o Socialismo Democrático, 1979, Resposta Socialista para o Mundo em Crise, 1983, Persistir, 1983, A Arvore e a Floresta, 1985, Intervenções I-VIII, 1987-1997. Author (with Willy Brandt and Bruno Kreisky) Liberdade para Portugal, 1975. Correspondent various newspapers.

Membership

President Mário Soares Foundation, Indiana World Commission on Oceans, Portugal/Africa Foundation, European Movement, Committee of Wies Person of Counsel of Europe. Member Academy Brasileira de Letras (correspondent), Academy Kingdom Morocco, Academy of Sciences Lisbon.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bibliophile and collector of contemporary Portuguese paintings.

Connections

Spouse Maria Borroso Soares, 1949. Children: one son, one d.

father:
Joao Lopes Soares

mother:
Elisa Nobre Soares

spouse:
Maria Barroso Soares