Bruno Covas

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Covas in 2019

Bruno Covas Lopes (7 April 1980 – 16 May 2021) was a Brazilian lawyer, economist and politician. He was a member of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB). He served as mayor of São Paulo from 2018 until his death in 2021.

Covas was born in Santos, São Paulo. His grandfather was Mário Covas, governor of the state of São Paulo.

On 16 May 2021, Covas died of gastrointestinal cancer at Hospital Sírio-Libanês in São Paulo. He was 41.[1] He was the first mayor of São Paulo to die in office.

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  1. "Morre o prefeito Bruno Covas, aposta de renovação tucana em São Paulo". El País (in Portuguese). 16 May 2021. Retrieved 16 May 2021.