Fernando Henrique Cardoso

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Fernando Henrique Cardoso
Official portrait of Fernando Henrique Cardoso
34th President of Brazil
In office
January 1, 1995 – December 31, 2002
Vice PresidentMarco Maciel
Preceded byItamar Franco
Succeeded byLuiz Inácio Lula da Silva
192nd Minister of Finance
In office
May 19, 1993 – March 30, 1994
PresidentItamar Franco
Preceded byEliseu Resende
Succeeded byRubens Ricupero
119th Minister of External Relations
In office
October 5, 1992 – May 20, 1993
PresidentItamar Franco
Preceded byCelso Lafer
Succeeded byLuiz Felipe Palmeira Lampreia
Federal Senator from Sao Paulo
In office
March 15, 1983 – October 5, 1992
Preceded byDulce Sales Cunha Braga
Succeeded byMarcos Ribeiro de Mendonça
Personal details
Born
Fernando Henrique Cardoso

(1931-06-18) June 18, 1931 (age 87)
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Political partyBrazilian Social Democracy Party - PSDB
Spouse(s)Ruth Corrêa Leite Cardoso (1953-2008, her death)
ChildrenPaulo Henrique Cardoso
Luciana Cardoso
Beatriz Cardoso
ResidenceSão Paulo
Alma materUniversidade de São Paulo
ProfessionSociologist

Fernando Henrique Cardoso (Portuguese: [feɾˈnɐ̃dw ẽjˈʁiki kaʁˈdozu]; born June 18, 1931), also known by his initials FHC ([ˈɛfjɐˌɡaˈse]) is a Brazilian politician. He was the 34th President of Brazil. He served for two terms from January 1, 1995 to December 31, 2002.[1]

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