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Fernando Haddad

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Fernando Haddad
Haddad in 2021
Minister of Finance
Assumed office
1 January 2023
PresidentLuiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Preceded byPaulo Guedes (as Minister of Economics)
Mayor of São Paulo
In office
1 January 2013 – 31 December 2016
Vice MayorNádia Campeão
Preceded byGilberto Kassab
Succeeded byJoão Doria
Minister of Education
In office
29 July 2005 – 24 January 2012
Preceded byTarso Genro
Succeeded byAloizio Mercadante
Personal details
Born (1963-01-25) 25 January 1963 (age 61)
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Political partyPT (1983–present)
Ana Estela Haddad (m. 1988)
Alma materUniversity of São Paulo (LL.B., M.Ec, Ph.D.)

Fernando Haddad (born 25 January 1960) is a Brazilian academic and politician who is the Minister of Finance since 2023. 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 "Brazil's da Silva Steps Aside, Names Haddad as Replacement Candidate".
  3. "In Lula's footsteps: Brazil's presidential campaign". The Economist. Vol. 396, no. 8689. 1 July 2010. p. 50. Retrieved 7 July 2010.

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