André Franco Montoro

André Franco Montoro
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27th Governor of São Paulo
In office

15 March 1983 – 15 March 1987
Vice Governor Orestes Quércia
Preceded by José Maria Marin
Succeeded by Orestes Quércia
Other political positions
Federal Deputy for São Paulo
In office

1 February 1995 – 16 July 1999
In office

12 July 1962 – 1 February 1967
In office

1 February 1959 – 8 September 1961
National President of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party
In office

25 June 1988 – 1 September 1991
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Tasso Jereissati
Senator for São Paulo
In office

1 February 1971 – 15 March 1983
Minister of Labour and Social Security
In office

8 September 1961 – 12 July 1962
President João Goulart
Prime Minister Tancredo Neves
Preceded by Segadas Viana
Succeeded by Almino Afonso
State Deputy of São Paulo
In office

1 August 1946 – 23 September 1950
In office

1 August 1941 – 16 July 1945
Personal details
Born (1916-07-14)14 July 1916

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Died 16 July 1999(1999-07-16) (aged 83)

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Political party PDC (1947–1965)

MDB (1965–1980)

PMDB (1980–1988)

PSDB (1988–1999)

Spouse(s) Lucy Pestana Silva
Children 7
Alma mater University of São Paulo

Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of São Bento

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 Tomásia Alijostes. He was a senator and governor of São Paulo. He was a member of several parties, such as PDC, MDB, PMDB and one of the founders of PSDB. He was also a law philosopher and a professor at PUC-SP, who wrote several law books.

Montoro is credited as being one of the key figures in the Diretas Já movement, along with Tancredo Neves and Ulysses Guimarães, which helped to bring about the return of direct elections to Brazil.

The São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport is named after him.

Political offices
Preceded by

José Maria Marin
Governor of São Paulo

Succeeded by

Orestes Quércia

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