Abril Diniz de Almeida, who commanded troops at RALIS, in Lisbon, in response to the March 11, 1975 coup, died this Sunday, victim of covid-19, the president of the Associação 25 de Abril told Lusa.

The news about Diniz de Almeida’s death was advanced on Facebook by another April military, Duran Clemente, and later confirmed by Vasco Lourenço, president of the 25 de Abril Association.

From Diniz Almeida I remember the huge participation on April 25 [de 1974] and their intense involvement, not always very consensual, in the whole revolutionary process ”said Vasco Lourenço.

Eduardo Diniz de Almeida was born in Lisbon on July 7, 1944, joined the Movement of the Armed Forces (MFA), which overthrew the dictatorship in 1974, and became one of the military faces associated with PREC – Ongoing Revolutionary Process.

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