Dr. Marcelo Caetano, the tough ex-Prime Minister of Portugal, overthrown by the Army coup of?
Dr. Marcelo Caetano, the tough ex-Prime Minister of Portugal, overthrown by the Army coup of 25 April, has returned to academic life -- in Brazil.
Dr. Caetano (six years Prime Minister) and ex-President Amerigo Tomas were sent to exile in Brazil by the Portuguese military junta.
On Wednesday (5 June) Dr. Caetano arrived at the University of Gama Filh. Rio de Janeiro, to begin his first day's work as head of the University's Institute of Comparative Law.
Apart from teaching, he will study and carry out research on the legal structures of various countries.
Dr. Caetano was once Director of the Institute of Comparative Law in Strasbourg, France. He also drew up the constitution in 1933 making Portugal a corporate republic and the organic law which governed Portugal's "provincial" relationship with its overseas territories.
University officials said Dr. Caetano had hinted long ago that he would like to head the Comparative law institute at Gama Filho.
Dr. Caetano spent three-and-a-half weeks in captivity on the island of Maderia before being flown to exile in brazil.