Eduardo Braga

Eduardo Braga
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Senator for Amazonas
Assumed office

February 1, 2011
Senate Majority Leader
Assumed office

February 1, 2019
Preceded by Office established
Minister of Mines and Energy
In office

January 1, 2015 – April 21, 2016
President Dilma Rousseff
Preceded by Edison Lobão
Succeeded by Marco Antônio Martins Almeida
45th Governor of Amazonas
In office

January 1, 2003 – March 31, 2010
Preceded by Amazonino Mendes
Succeeded by Omar Aziz
Personal details
Born (1960-12-06) December 6, 1960 (age 59)

Belem, Pará, Brazil
Political party MDB

Carlos Eduardo de Sousa Braga (born December 6, 1960) is a Brazilian politician, businessman, current Minister of Mines and Energy and former senator representing the state of Amazonas.[1] Better known as Eduardo Braga, he was a councilman in Manaus (1981–1985), state deputy (1987–1991), representative (1991–1993), vice-mayor (1993–1994) and mayor (1994–1997). He campaigned for the government of Amazonas in 1998 and for the city hall of Manaus in 2000 without success. He was elected governor of Amazonas in October 2002, in the first turn, with 52.4% of the votes, and assumed office on 1 January 2003. In 2006, Braga was re-elected, in the first turn. He renounced in 2010 to run for the Senate on the elections of that year.[2]

On January 1, 2015 he was named Minister of Minister of Mines and Energy in the cabinet of Dilma Rousseff.[3]

He is a member of the Brazilian Democratic Movement (MDB).

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Eduardo Braga's page on Brazilian Senate site".
  2. ^ "Over 500 top leaders to gather in Cancun, Mexico". Mexico: World Economic Forum. 9 April 2008. Retrieved 23 August 2010. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Ministério de Minas e Energia (in Portuguese)
Federal Senate
Office established Senate Majority Leader

Political offices
Preceded by

Edison Lobão
Minister of Mines and Energy

Succeeded by

Marco Antônio Martins Almeida
Preceded by

Amazonino Mendes
45th Governor of Amazonas

Succeeded by

Omar Aziz

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