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Jarbas Vasconcelos

Jarbas Vasconcelos
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Senator for Pernambuco
Assumed office

February 1, 2019
In office

February 1, 2007 – February 1, 2015
Federal Deputy for Pernambuco
In office

February 1, 2015 – January 31, 2019
In office

February 1, 1983 – December 30, 1985
In office

February 1, 1975 – February 1, 1979
53rd Governor of Pernambuco
In office

January 1, 1999 – March 31, 2006
Vice Governor Mendonça Filho
Preceded by Miguel Arraes
Succeeded by Mendonça Filho
39th and 42nd Mayor of Recife
In office

January 1, 1993 – January 1, 1997
Preceded by Gilberto Marques Paulo
Succeeded by Roberto Magalhães
In office

January 1, 1986 – January 1, 1989
Preceded by Joaquim Francisco
Succeeded by Joaquim Francisco
State Deputy of Pernambuco
In office

February 1, 1971 – February 1, 1975
Personal details
Born (1942-08-23) August 23, 1942 (age 77)

Vicência, Pernambuco, Brazil
Political party MDB (1966–1980)

PMDB (1980–1985)

PSB (1985–1986)

PMDB (1986–2017)

MDB (2017–present)
Alma mater Catholic University of Pernambuco

Jarbas Vasconcelos (born August 23, 1942) is a Brazilian politician and lawyer. He represented Pernambuco in the Federal Senate from 2007 to 2015. Previously, he was governor of Pernambuco from 1999 to 2006. He is a member of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party.[1]

Early life [ edit ]

Vasconcelos was born in Vicência on August 23, 1942 to Carlindo de Moraes Vasconcelos and Aurea de Andrade Vasconcelos. Along with his eight siblings, his family moved to Recife when he was seven.

Education [ edit ]

After serving in the army for two years, Vasconcelos enrolled into the Catholic University of Pernambuco in 1964. he became interested in politics and joined the Brazilian Democratic Movement in 1966. He finished his Bachelor of Law degree two years later.

Political career [ edit ]

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Senador Jarbas Vasconcelos". Federal Senate. Retrieved May 15, 2014.



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