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Raul d'Assunçao Pimenta REGO

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Raul d'Assunçao Pimenta REGO, Portuguese Deputy. Member, Order of Liberty, 1975; Golden Pen of Liberty, FIEJ.

Background

REGO, Raul d'Assunçao Pimenta was born on April 5, 1913 in 1, Macedo de Cavaleiros, Portugal. Parents: Manuel José Regó and Vitoria da Purificaçao Pimenta (née Pimenta).

Education

Primary School, Moráis, 1919-1924. Seminary of Holy Ghost Missions. Viana do Castelo and Braga, 1924-1931.

Noviciate, Orly, France, 1931-1932. Theology, Viana do Castelo, 1932-1935. Escola Superior Colonial, Lisbon, 193536.

Spoken languages: French, English.

Career

Member of Movimento de Uniao Democrática (MUD), 1945 and all democratic opposition movements in Portugal prior to April 1974 revolution. Minister of Social Communications, 1974. Member, Constituent Assembly, 1975-1976.

Deputy, Assembly of the Republic since 1976. Member, Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs. Journalist, Jornal doComércio, 1941-1971.

Journalist, Diário de Lisboa, 1961-1972. Contributor, O Primeino de Janeiro, 1945. Diário de Noticias, 1974-1989, Jornal de Noticias, 1977-1989.

Editor, Républica, 75. Editor, Aluta, 1975-1977. Member, Union of Journalists.

Member, CEIG (Publishing and Graphic Arts Co-operative).

Works

  • A Historia de Portugal de Rebelo da Silva, anotada por Camilo Castelo Branco. Cristaos Novos e Cristaos Velhos em Portugal, 1959. Horizontes Fechados.

    1959. Diário Politico, 1959. Historia da Républica Portuguesa (5 vols.), 1986.

Religion

None.

Membership

Clubs: Casa da Imprensa (Press Club). Casa de Trás os Mantes. Grémio lusitano.

Connections

Spouse Maria Antonieta Ferreira Pedrosa, 1979. Children: Maria Manuela, Sofia.