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Arolde de Oliveira

Arolde de Oliveira
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Arolde de Oliveira in 2017
Member of the Federal Senate

for Rio de Janeiro
Assumed office

1 February 2019
Member of the Chamber of Deputies

for Rio de Janeiro
In office

28 February 1984 – 1 January 2019
Personal details
Born (1937-03-11) March 11, 1937 (age 83)

São Luiz Gonzaga, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Political party PSD (2018–)

PSC (2017–2018)

PSD (2011–2017)

DEM (2007–2011)

PFL (1986–2007)

PDS (1980–1986)
Spouse(s) Yvelise de Oliveira
Occupation Army captain
Profession engineer, economist
Military service
Branch/service Army
Rank Capitão.png Army captain

Arolde de Oliveira (born 11 March 1937) is a Brazilian politician, as well as an economist, engineer, and captain in the Brazilian military. Although born in Rio Grande do Sul, he has spent his political career representing Rio de Janeiro, having served as federal deputy for nine consecutive terms from 1986 to 2019 and federal senator since 2019.[1]

Personal life [ edit ]

Born to Horácio de Oliveira and Margarida Barbosa Gonçalves, Oliveira was the oldest of 6 children. Born to an poor family, Oliveira moved to Porto Alegre to attend high school, and then stayed in the city to attend military school. He then moved to Resende in the state of Rio de Janeiro.[2] Oliveira attained the rank of captain in the military, and afterwards remained in the state of Rio de Janeiro, where he briefly worked as an economists and engineer before entering politics. He met his future wife Yvelise while stationed in Resende, with whom he has two children.[3]

Oliveira is a devout Baptist who has campaigned for evangelical issues while in office.[4] Because of his faith, Oliveira is opposed to Same-sex marriage.[5]

Political career [ edit ]

Oliveira voted in favor of the impeachment against then-president Dilma Rousseff.[6] Oliveira voted in favor of the Brazil labor reform (2017), and would later back Rousseff's successor Michel Temer against a similar impeachment motion.[7]

In the 2018 election Oliveira was one of 6 new evangelical and Protestant politicians elected to the federal senate.[8] Oliveira is strongly opposed to communism[4] and same-sex marriage.[5]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "AROLDE DE OLIVEIRA – Biografia". Câmara dos Deputados do Brasil (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  2. ^ Nogueira, IP (1991). Evangelical Personalities of Brazil . [Sl]: Notice
  3. ^ "Saiba quem é Arolde de Oliveira, senador eleito pelo Rio". em.com (in Portuguese). 7 October 2018. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Batistas repudiam decreto de Dilma" (in Portuguese). 8 October 2018. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Arolde diz que pauta conservadora reage a ativismo LGBT sem tirar direitos" [Arolde says conservative agenda reacts to LGBT activism without taking rights] (in Portuguese). UOL. 10 October 2018. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Reforma trabalhista: como votaram os deputados" (in Portuguese). Carta Capital. 27 April 2017. Archived from the original on 21 February 2019. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Como votou cada deputado sobre a denúncia contra Temer" (in Portuguese). Carta Capital. 4 August 2017. Archived from the original on 21 February 2019. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
  8. ^ "De Araguacema -TO, Pastor Zequinha Marinho é eleito Senador no Pará" [From Araguacema -TO, Pastor Zequinha Marinho is elected Senator in Pará] (in Portuguese). JM Notícia. 8 October 2018. Retrieved 1 March 2019.



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