Bento de Jesus Caraça

25 June 2021

#Inthisday June 25, 1948, Bento de Jesus Caraça dies.

On the 27th, the funeral will be held, which will be a moment of symbolic protest against the regime.

Bento de Jesus Caraça, mathematician, pedagogue, anti-fascist resistant and PCP militant. He was arrested by PIDE in 1946 and dismissed as full professor at the Higher Institute of Economic and Financial Sciences.

Two years later, victim of heart disease, he died in Lisbon, on June 25th.


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