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Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho

Otelo Nuno Romão Saraiva de Carvalho, is a retired Portuguese military officer. He was the chief strategist of the 1974 Carnation Revolution in Lisbon. After the Revolution, Otelo assumed leadership roles in the first Portuguese Provisional Governments, alongside Vasco Gonçalves and Francisco da Costa Gomes, and as the head of military defense force COPCON. In 1976, Otelo ran in the first Portuguese presidential election, in which he placed second with the base of his support coming from the far-left. In the 1980s Otelo was accused of having involvement with the controversial Forças Populares 25 de Abril.

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In Lourenço Marques, Portuguese Mozambique
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Oxalá 1981-05-08
Latest Project:
Movie The Voice and Ears of MFA 2017-04-25
Known For
Poster of Portugal 74-75 - O retrato do 25 de Abril
Poster of Gestures and Fragments
Poster of Good Portuguese People
Poster of Oxalá
Movie The Voice and Ears of MFA Self 2017-04-25
Movie A Noite do Golpe de Estado Self (revolutionary captain) 2001-01-01
Movie Anos de Guerra - Guiné 1963-1974 Self 2000-01-01
Movie Monsanto Mayor 2000-02-15
Movie Captains of April Oscar (uncredited) 2000-04-21
Movie Se a Memória Existe Himself 2000-04-13
Movie Portugal 74-75 - O retrato do 25 de Abril Unknown 1994-04-24
Movie Gestures and Fragments Himself 1983-02-22
Movie Oxalá Self (archive footage) (uncredited) 1981-05-08
Movie Good Portuguese People Himself (revolutionary captain) 1981-11-18