Eduardo Campos in March 2013
|Governor of Pernambuco|
1 January 2007 – 4 April 2014
|Vice Governor||João Lyra Neto|
|Preceded by||Mendonça Filho|
|Succeeded by||João Lyra Neto|
|Minister of Science and Technology|
23 January 2004 – 18 July 2005
|President||Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva|
|Preceded by||Roberto Amaral|
|Succeeded by||Sérgio Machado Rezende|
|Member of the Chamber of Deputies |
1 January 1995 – 23 January 2004
18 July 2005 – 1 January 2007
|Member of the Legislative Assembly |
1 January 1991 – 1 January 1995
|Born||10 August 1965|
Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
|Died||13 August 2014 (aged 49)|
Santos, São Paulo, Brazil
|Political party||Socialist Party|
|Alma mater||Federal University of Pernambuco|
Eduardo Henrique Accioly Campos (Recife, 10 August 1965 – Santos, 13 August 2014) was a Brazilian economist and politician. He was the Leader of the Brazilian Socialist Party – Partido Socialista Brasileiro (PSB). In April 2014, Eduardo Campos announced his name for the Brazilian Presidential election, naming Marina Silva as vice president.
He was a State Deputy, Federal Deputy, Secretary of Finance of Pernambuco and Minister of Science and Technology. He was the Governor of Pernambuco, between 2007 and 2014, and was, at the time of his death, the President of PSB.
References[change | change source]
- The Economist, An interview with Eduardo Campos: Real v official Brazil, November 14, 2013.
- Campos-Silva ticket confirmed in Brazil 2014 election
- "Brazil names new minister of science". SciDev.Net. 23 January 2004. Retrieved 16 March 2012.
- Thomson Reuters Foundation, Brazil presidential candidate Campos in plane crash, August 13, 2014.