1974 - 1974

The Armed Forces Movement carries out a coup d’état that puts an end to the “Estado Novo”

In the early hours of 25th April 1974, the Armed Forces unleashed a revolt to seize power after 48 years of dictatorship.


Photo Caption
Concentration in Chiado, Lisbon, near the building of “A Mundial” Insurance Company
Images courtesy of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Art Library / Art Library
Photographer: Studio Horácio Novais
Date of original photographs: 25th April 1974