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Eduardo Girão

Eduardo Girão
Senador Eduardo Girão.jpg
Girão in 2019
Senator for Ceará
Assumed office

1 February 2019
Personal details
Born (1972-09-25) September 25, 1972 (age 47)

Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
Political party PODE (2019–)

PROS (2018–2019)

Luís Eduardo Grangeiro Girão (born 25 September 1972) more commonly known as Eduardo Girão is a Brazilian politician as well as a businessman and football club president. He has spent his political career representing Ceará, having served as federal senator since 2019.[1]

Personal life [ edit ]

Religiously Girão considers himself as spiritualist,[2] and was one of the biggest supporters in the establishment of the "National Day of Spiritism" as a federal holiday, which is on April 18, the date of publication of "The Book of Spirits" by Allan Kardec.[3]

In 2017 Girão was elected chairman of the Fortaleza Esporte Clube.[4]

Political career [ edit ]

Girão was elected to the federal senate in the 2018 Brazilian general election.[5] In 2019 Girão switched to the Podemos party.[6]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Senador Eduardo Girão – CE" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Senador Eduardo Girão, movimento espírita na política" (in Portuguese). Portal Cearense. 1 May 2019. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  3. ^ Resende, Rodrigo (11 June 2019). "18 de abril pode se tornar o Dia Nacional do Espiritismo" (in Portuguese). Rádio Senado. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Eduardo Girão, do PROS, é eleito senador pelo CE" (in Portuguese). G1 Globo. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Presidente do Senado, Eunício Oliveira não consegue se reeleger" (in Portuguese). G1 Globo. 7 October 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  6. ^ Araújo, Henrique (3 February 2019). "Empossado senador, Eduardo Girão deixa o Pros e se filia ao Podemos" (in Portuguese). Política o Povo. Retrieved 5 July 2019.



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