Fernando Haddad

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Fernando Haddad
Fernando Haddad Prefeito 2016.jpg
51st Mayor of São Paulo
In office
1 January 2013 – 1 January 2017
Vice MayorNádia Campeão
Preceded byGilberto Kassab
Succeeded byJoão Doria
Minister of Education
In office
29 July 2005 – 24 January 2012
PresidentLuiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Dilma Rousseff
Preceded byTarso Genro
Succeeded byAloizio Mercadante
Personal details
Born (1960-01-25) 25 January 1960 (age 61)
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Political partyWorkers' Party
Spouse(s)Ana Estela Haddad
Alma materUniversity of São Paulo

Fernando Haddad (born 25 January 1960) is a Brazilian academic and politician. He was Mayor of São Paulo, Brazil's largest city,[1] from 2013 to 2017.[2] He was the Minister of Education from 2005 to 2012 in the cabinets of Presidents Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff.[3]

Haddad was the Workers' Party candidate for President in the 2018 elections, replacing former president Lula, whose candidacy was banned by the Superior Electoral Court under the Clean Slate law.[2] He lost the second round of the election on 28 October 2018 to Jair Bolsonaro.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Haddad supera Serra, e PT volta a governar São Paulo após oito anos". UOL (in Portuguese). São Paulo. 28 October 2012. Retrieved 28 October 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://www.wsj.com/articles/brazils-da-silva-to-step-aside-name-haddad-as-replacement-candidate-1536686437
  3. "In Lula's footsteps: Brazil's presidential campaign". The Economist. 396 (8689): 50. 1 July 2010. Retrieved 7 July 2010.

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