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List of famous politicians from Brazil, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Brazilian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Brazilian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Brazil and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Brazil, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list is made up of many different politicians, including Enéas Carneiro and Eurico Gaspar Dutra.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Brazil in order to get more information about each one.

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Acélio Casagrande is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Acélio Casagrande ACLIO CASAGRANDE http://www.camara.gov.br/internet/deputado/Dep_Detalhe.asp?id=527983PMDB /SC - Gabinete: 727 - Anexo: IV - Fone: 3215-5727 - Fax: ...more

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Adão Pretto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Adão Pretto http://www.camara.gov.br/internet/deputado/Dep_Detalhe.asp?id=523112PT /RS - Gabinete: 271 - Anexo: III - Fone: 3215-5271 - Fax: ...more

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Ademir Camilo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Ademir Camilo http://www.camara.gov.br/internet/deputado/Dep_Detalhe.asp?id=521210PDT /MG - Gabinete: 744 - Anexo: IV - Fone: 3215-5744 - Fax: 3215-2744dep.ademircamilo@camara.gov.br

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Aécio Neves is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
age 58 Aécio Neves da Cunha is a Brazilian economist, politician and president of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party. He was the 17th Governor of Minas Gerais from 1 January 2003 to 31 March ...more

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Afonso Pena is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Died at 62 (1847-1909) Afonso Augusto Moreira Pena was a Brazilian politician. He served as President of Brazil between 1906 and 1909. Before his political career, Pena was a lawyer, jurist and member of the Brazilian ...more

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Aldo Rebelo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Aldo Rebelo age 62 José Aldo Rebelo Figueiredo is a Brazilian politician, member of the Communist Party of Brazil and a federal deputy elected by the state of São Paulo. He was President of the ...more

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Aloízio Mercadante is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Aloízio Mercadante age 64 div id=article-1002 class=article Alozio Mercadante Oliva (born in Santos, So Paulo on 13 May, 1954) is an economist and Brazil politician. He was one of the founders of the Workers' Party in ...more

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Amazonino Mendes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Amazonino Mendes age 79 Amazonino Armando Mendes is a Brazilian politician. He served as the Governor of the Brazilian state of Amazonas for two non-consecutive tenures. He first served as Governor from 1987 until ...more

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André Franco Montoro is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Died at 83 (1916-1999) André Franco Montoro was a Brazilian politician and lawyer. He was born in São Paulo as the son of André de Blois Montoro and Tomásia Alijostes. He was a senator and ...more

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Antonio Maciel Neto is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
age 61 Antonio Maciel Neto is the president of Ford South America Operations (FSAO) and a Ford Motor Company vice president. Maciel oversees five plants, a proving ground and more than 500 dealerships ...more

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Antonio Palocci is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Antonio Palocci age 58 Antonio Palocci Filho is a Brazilian physician and politician, and former Chief of Staff of Brazil under President Dilma Rousseff . He was the Finance minister of the Brazilian federal ...more

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Antônio Pedro de Siqueira Indi... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Antônio Pedro de Siqueira Indio da Costa age 48 Antônio Pedro de Siqueira Indio da Costa is a Brazilian lawyer and politician in the Brazilian Democrats Party. On June 30, 2010, it was announced that da Costa had been chosen as the Vice ...more

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Artur da Costa e Silva is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Died at 70 (1899-1969) Artur da Costa e Silva was a Brazilian Army General, the second President of Brazil during the military regime set up by the 1964 coup d'état. He was married to Iolanda Barbosa Costa e ...more

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Augusto Hamann Rademaker Grüne... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Died at 80 (1905-1985) Augusto Hamann Rademaker Grünewald was an admiral in the Brazilian navy. Rademaker was one of the military in the Military Junta that ruled Brazil between the illness of Artur da Costa e ...more

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Carlos Alberto Menezes Direito is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Carlos Alberto Menezes Direito Died at 67 (1942-2009) Carlos Alberto Menezes Direito was a Brazilian judge who sat on the Supreme Federal Court, the highest court of law in Brazil, from his appointment in 2007 until his death in 2009. Direito ...more

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Carlos Arthur Nuzman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
age 76 Carlos Arthur Nuzman is a Brazilian lawyer and a former volleyball player, having competed professionally from 1957 to 1972 and represented the national team between 1962 and 1968. Nuzman was ...more

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Celso Amorim is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
age 76 Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim is a Brazilian diplomat who served as Minister of Foreign Relations from 1993 to 1995 under President Itamar Franco and again from 2003 to 2011 under President Luiz ...more

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Celso Ubirajara Russomanno is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Celso Ubirajara Russomanno age 62 Celso Ubirajara Russomanno is a politician and a journalist.

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Cezar Peluso is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Cezar Peluso age 76 Antonio Cezar Peluso is a Brazilian jurist. He was a member of the Supreme Federal Court and has been the Court's Chief Justice from April 2010 to April 2012. Born in Bragança Paulista, ...more

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Ciro Gomes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
age 61 Ciro Ferreira Gomes is a Brazilian lawyer and politician. He was a founding member of the then-center-left Brazilian Social Democracy Party, but left the party in 1996. He later moved to the ...more

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Cristovam Buarque is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
age 74 Cristovam Ricardo Cavalcanti Buarque, Ph.D is a Brazilian politician and university professor, member of Democratic Labour Party. He is married and has two children.

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Dilma Rousseff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
age 71 Dilma Vana Rousseff is the 36th and current President of Brazil. She is the first woman to hold the office. She was previously the Chief of Staff of the President Luiz Inácio Lula da ...more

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Eduardo Paes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Eduardo Paes age 49 Eduardo da Costa Paes is a Brazilian politician who is the mayor of the city of Rio de Janeiro, having defeated Fernando Gabeira in the 2008 Elections. On 12 August 2012, at the 2012 Summer ...more

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Efraim Morais is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Efraim Morais age 66 ...more

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Emílio Garrastazu Médici is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Died at 80 (1905-1985) Emílio Garrastazu Médici, was a Brazilian military leader and politician. His characteristically authoritarian rule from 1969 to 1974 marked the apex of the military dictatorship

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Enéas Carneiro is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Died at 69 (1938-2007) Enéas Ferreira Carneiro was a Brazilian politician. He represented the state of São Paulo in the National Chamber of Deputies and ran for the presidency three times as a perennial ...more

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Ernesto Geisel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Died at 89 (1907-1996) Ernesto Beckmann Geisel 3 August 1907 – 12 September 1996 was a Brazilian military leader and politician, who was President of Brazil from 1974 to 1979, during the Brazilian military

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Eurico Gaspar Dutra is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Eurico Gaspar Dutra Died at 91 (1883-1974) Eurico Gaspar Dutra, was a Brazilian marshal, politician and president of Brazil from 1946–1951.

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Fernando Collor de Mello is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Fernando Collor de Mello age 69 div id=article-1002 class=article Fernando Affonso Collor de Mello, pron. , (born August 12, 1949) was president of Brazil from 1990 to 1992, when he resigned to avoid being impeached. He was ...more

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Fernando Gabeira is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Fernando Gabeira age 77 Fernando Paulo Nagle Gabeira is a Brazilian politician, author and journalist. He has been a federal deputy for the State of Rio de Janeiro since 1995. Because of his role in the kidnapping of ...more

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Fernando Haddad is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Fernando Haddad age 55 Fernando Haddad is a Brazilian academic and politician of Lebanese Orthodox Christian origin. He was the Minister of Education in the cabinet of Dilma Rousseff and is the current mayor of ...more

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Fernando Henrique Cardoso is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
age 87 Fernando Henrique Cardoso, also known by his initials FHC, was the 34th President of Brazil and served for two terms from 1 January 1995 to 1 January 2003. An accomplished sociologist, professor ...more

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Florêncio Carlos de Abreu e Si... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Florêncio Carlos de Abreu e Silva Died at 42 (1839-1881) Florêncio Carlos de Abreu e Silva was a lawyer, journalist, writer and politician from Brazil. He was a member of the parliament of the province of Rio Grande do Sul, senator of Brazilian ...more

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Francisco Rezek is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
age 74 José Francisco Rezek is a Brazilian judge who served as a member of the International Court of Justice, based in The Hague, Netherlands, from 1996 to 2006. His surname "Rezek" ...more

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Geraldo Alckmin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
age 66 Geraldo José Rodrigues de Alckmin Filho, known as Geraldo Alckmin is a Brazilian politician, who has been elected as the new governor of São Paulo, doing it for the second time, ...more

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Getúlio Vargas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Died at 72 (1882-1954) Getúlio Dornelles Vargas served as President of Brazil, first as dictator, from 1930 to 1945, and in a democratically elected term from 1951 until his suicide in 1954. Vargas led Brazil ...more

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Gilberto Gil is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
age 76 Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira, better known as Gilberto Gil, is a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter, known for both his musical innovation and political commitment. From 2003 to 2008, he ...more

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Gilmar Mendes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Gilmar Mendes age 63 Gilmar Ferreira Mendes is a Brazilian Justice of the Supremo Tribunal Federal, since being appointed by then President Fernando Henrique Cardoso in 2002. Mendes was also the Chief Justice for ...more

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Humberto de Alencar Castelo Br... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Died at 70 (1897-1967) Marshal Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco was a Brazilian military leader and politician. He served as President of Brazil after the 1964 military coup d'etat. He was killed in an aircraft ...more

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Itamar Franco is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Itamar Franco Died at 81 (1930-2011) Itamar Augusto Cautiero Franco was a Brazilian politician and the President of Brazil from December 29, 1992, to January 1, 1995. During his long political career, Franco was also a Senator, ...more

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Jânio Quadros is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Jânio Quadros Died at 75 (1917-1992) Jânio da Silva Quadros was a Brazilian politician who served as President of Brazil for only 7 months in 1961.

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Jaques Wagner is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Jaques Wagner age 67 Jaques Wagner to Jewish immigrants from Poland, is a Brazilian politician, and the current defense minister. He was governor of the state of Bahia from 2007 to 2015. In his youth, he was a ...more

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João Figueiredo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Died at 81 (1918-1999) João Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo was a Brazilian military leader and politician. He was chief of the Secret Service during the term of his predecessor Ernesto Geisel. Figueiredo was ...more

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João Goulart is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Died at 58 (1918-1976) João Belchior Marques Goulart was a Brazilian politician and the 24th President of Brazil until a military coup d'état deposed him on April 1, 1964. He is considered to have been ...more

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João Havelange is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
age 102 Jean-Marie Faustin Goedefroid "João" de Havelange was the 7th President of FIFA, serving from 1974 to 1998. He received the title of Honorary President when leaving office, but ...more

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Joaquim Barbosa is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Joaquim Barbosa age 64 Joaquim Benedito Barbosa Gomes is a former Justice of the Supreme Federal Court in Brazil. He served as the president of the court between 2012 and 2014. Barbosa studied law at University of ...more

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José Alencar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
José Alencar Died at 80 (1931-2011) José Alencar Gomes da Silva was a Brazilian businessman and politician, and the Vice President of Brazil from 2003 to 2010. In business from a young age, Alencar became a self-made ...more

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José de Alencar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
Died at 48 (1829-1877) José Martiniano de Alencar was a Brazilian lawyer, politician, orator, novelist and dramatist. He is considered to be one of the most famous and influential Brazilian Romantic novelists ...more

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José Dirceu is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
José Dirceu age 72 José Dirceu de Oliveira e Silva is a former Brazilian politician. He has had his political rights suspended by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies and has been found guilty on charges of ...more

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José Gomes Temporão is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Politicians from Brazil
José Gomes Temporão age 67 José Gomes Temporão is a Brazilian public health physician and politician, formerly of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party, who later joined the Brazilian Socialist Party. He ...more