Maria do Nascimento da Graça Amorim

Maria do Nascimento da Graça Amorim is a diplomat and politician from São Tomé and Príncipe. After gaining independence on 12 July 1975 she was appointed as her country's first ambassador to France and Portugal. Then in 1978 she was appointed as Foreign Minister in the government of President Manuel Pinto da Costa. This office she held until 1986 and was succeeded by Fradique de Menezes.[1] She has been described as "fiery and militant".[2]


  1. ^ British Broadcasting Corporation. Monitoring Service (1983). Summary of World Broadcasts: Non-Arab Africa.
  2. ^ Africa. Africa Journal Limited. 1982.
Preceded by
Leonel Mário d'Alva
Foreign Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe
Succeeded by
Fradique de Menezes