Caetano 25 Apr 1974

Caetano 25 Apr 1974

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by World Federation of Democratic Youth
Budapest, Hungary
Undated, 1976?
Type: Poster
Coverage in Africa: Southern Africa
Language: English
French
Spanish
Checklist of world dictators and dates on which they were overthrown. In addition to Marcelo Caetano of Portugal who was overthrown by the “Carnation Revolution” in April 1974, the poster shows the end of the rule of Dimitris Ioannidis (a leading figure in the Greek military junta of 1967–1974), Marshal Lon Nol of the Khmer Republic (1970-1975), President of South Vietnam Nguyễn Văn Thiệu (1965-1975), and Francisco Franco of Spain (who died in November 1975). The checklist names other leaders who have not yet been deposed: Pac Jeung Hi (Park Chung-hee of South Korea?), Augusto Pinochet of Chile, Ian Smith of Southern Rhodesia, and John Vorster of South Africa. [Budapest is the headquarters of the World Federation of Democratic Youth.] Size: 26-1/2 x 18-1/2 inches.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root