Augusto Teixeira Gonçalves

17 January 1939–2 November 2010 (Age 71)
Fogo, Cape Verde

The Life of Augusto

Augusto Teixeira Gonçalves was born on 17 January 1939, in Fogo, Cape Verde. He died on 2 November 2010, in his hometown, at the age of 71.

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Age 36

Cape Verde becomes independent. The country adopts a constitution with aims toward unity with Guinea-Bissau.

Age 41

A coup occurs in Guinea-Bissau. Cape Verde abandons plans for unity.

Age 53

A new constitution introduces a multi-party system.

Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the places in Portugal and Galicia named Teixeira (written Teijeira in Castilian Spanish), from a derivative of Portuguese and Galician teixo ‘yew tree’ (Latin taxus).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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