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Famous Politicians from Brazil

Updated October 13, 2018 9.6k views92 items

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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  • 1

    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:...
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    Adão Pretto

    http://www.camara.gov.br/internet/deputado/Dep_Detalhe.asp?id=523112PT /RS - Gabinete: 271 - Anexo: III - Fone: 3215-5271 - Fax:...
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    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...
  • 4

    BirthplaceBelo Horizonte, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Aécio Neves da Cunha (Brazilian Portuguese: [aˈɛsiw ˈnɛvis dä ˈkũɲɐ]; born 10 March 1960) is a Brazilian economist, politician and former president of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB). He...  more
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    Afonso Pena

    Dec. at 62 (1847-1909)

    BirthplaceSanta Bárbara, Minas Gerais, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Afonso Augusto Moreira Pena (Portuguese: [aˈfõsu awˈɡustu moˈrejrɐ ˈpenɐ]; 30 November 1847 – 14 June 1909) was a Brazilian politician who served as President of Brazil between 1906 and 1909. Before...  more
  • 6

    Aldo Rebelo

    Age: 63

    BirthplaceViçosa, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    José Aldo Rebelo Figueiredo (born 23 February 1956 in Viçosa) is a Brazilian politician, member of the Solidariedade (SD) and a federal deputy elected by the state of São Paulo. He was President of...  more
  • 7

    Aloízio Mercadante

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceSantos, São Paulo, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Aloízio Mercadante Oliva (born 13 May 1954 in Santos, São Paulo) is an economist and Brazilian politician who served as the Chief of Staff of Brazil between 2014 and 2015. He was a founder of the...  more
  • 8

    Amazonino Mendes

    Age: 80

    BirthplaceEirunepé, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    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 April 2,...  more
  • 9

    André Franco Montoro

    Dec. at 83 (1916-1999)

    BirthplaceSão Paulo, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    André Franco Montoro (Portuguese: [ɐ̃ˈdrɛ ˈfrãku mõˈtoru]; 14 July 1916 – 16 July 1999) was a Brazilian politician and lawyer. He was born in São Paulo as the son of André de Blois Montoro and...  more
  • 10

    BirthplaceApucarana, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    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
  • 11

    Antonio Palocci

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceCosmorama, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Antonio Palocci Filho (born 4 October 1960) is a Brazilian physician and politician, and formerly Chief of Staff of Brazil under President Dilma Rousseff. He was the finance minister of the Brazilian...  more
  • 12

    Antônio Pedro de Siqueira Indio da Costa

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    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
  • 13

    Artur da Costa e Silva

    Dec. at 70 (1899-1969)

    BirthplaceTaquari, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Artur da Costa e Silva (Portuguese: [aʁˈtuʁ dɐ ˈkɔstɐ i ˈsiwvɐ]; October 3, 1899 – December 17, 1969) was a Brazilian Army General and the second President of the Brazilian military government that...  more
  • 14

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Augusto Hamann Rademaker Grünewald (11 May 1905 – 13 September 1985) was an admiral, of German and Danish descent, in the Brazilian navy. Rademaker was one of the leaders of the Military Junta...  more
  • 15

    Carlos Alberto Menezes Direito

    Dec. at 67 (1942-2009)

    BirthplaceBelém, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Carlos Alberto Menezes Direito (September 8, 1942 – September 1, 2009) was a Brazilian judge who sat on the Supreme Federal Court, the highest court of law in Brazil, from his appointment in 2007...  more
  • 16

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Carlos Arthur Nuzman (born 17 March 1942) is a Brazilian lawyer and a former volleyball player, having competed professionally from 1957 to 1972 and represented the national team between 1962 and...  more
  • 17

    BirthplaceSantos, São Paulo, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim (born June 3, 1942) is a Brazilian diplomat who served as Minister of Foreign Relations from July 20, 1993 to December 31, 1994 under President Itamar Franco and again from...  more
  • 18

    Celso Ubirajara Russomanno

    Age: 63

    BirthplaceSão Paulo, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Celso Ubirajara Russomanno is a politician and a journalist....
  • 19

    Cezar Peluso

    Age: 77

    BirthplaceBragança Paulista, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Antonio Cezar Peluso (3 September 1942) is a Brazilian jurist. He was a member of the Supreme Federal Court (in Portuguese: Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF)) and has been the Court's Chief Justice from...  more
  • 20

    Ciro Gomes

    Age: 62

    BirthplacePindamonhangaba, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Ciro Ferreira Gomes (born 6 November 1957), often known monomyously as Ciro, is a Brazilian politician, lawyer, and academic, affiliated with the Democratic Labor Party (PDT). He was the PDT's...  more
  • 21

    BirthplaceRecife, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Cristovam Ricardo Cavalcanti Buarque, PhD (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɾisˈtɔvɐ̃w̃ buˈaʁki] or [kɾiʃˈtɔvɐ̃w̃ ˈbwahki]; born February 20, 1944 in Recife) is a Brazilian university professor and member...  more
  • 22

    BirthplaceBelo Horizonte, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Dilma Vana Rousseff (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈdʒiwmɐ ˈvɐ̃nɐ ʁuˈsɛf(i)]; born 14 December 1947) is a Brazilian economist and politician who served as the 36th President of Brazil, holding the position...  more
  • 23

    Eduardo Paes

    Age: 50

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Eduardo da Costa Paes (Brazilian Portuguese: [eˈdwaʁdu dɐ ˈkɔstɐ pɐjs], born 14 November 1969) is a Brazilian politician who was the mayor of the city of Rio de Janeiro, having defeated Fernando...  more
  • 24

    Efraim Morais

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceSanta Luzia, Paraíba, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

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    Emílio Garrastazu Médici

    Dec. at 80 (1905-1985)

    BirthplaceBagé, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Emílio Garrastazu Médici (Portuguese pronunciation: [eˈmilju ɡɐʁastaˈzu ˈmɛd(ʒi)si]; December 4, 1905 – October 9, 1985) was a Brazilian military leader and politician who was President of Brazil...  more