ANTONIO DE SPINOLA, DON QUIXOTE OF THE CARNATION REVOLUTION
Events that shaped the countries of the Mediterranean
An episode from the series ECHOES OF HISTORY
On September 30, 1974, Portugal experiences its biggest crisis since the overthrow of the dictatorship. The President of the Republic, General Spinola, is forced to step down.
An opportunist and conservative military man, he has done everything possible to keep the left out of the democratic transition.
In this tug of war, the country finds itself on the verge of civil war.