Mário Soares

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Result of a classroom challenge: make a state advertising campaign about some of the class’s freedom heroes. One of the aims was to bring our spirit up in a time of difficulties. As our heroes, we should never give up.

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Mário Soares

  1. 1. Mário Soares He opposed the Salazar’s rule since student days. As a consequence of that acti-on, he was arrested 13 times by the PIDE; He defended, as a lawyer, several opponents of the regime; He went into exile in Paris due to constant persecution; He was one of the founders of the Socialist Party (1973), where he served as Se- cretary-General; After the revolution, Mário Soares returned to Lisbon he served as Minister of Foreign Affairs (resulting in the independence of the Portuguese colonies); From 1977 to 1985, has successfully negotiated the entry of Portugal into the Eu- ropean Community. Soares is cool !

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