Gilberto Kassab

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Gilberto Kassab
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Minister of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications
Assumed office
12 May 2016
PresidentMichel Temer
Preceded byCelso Pansera
Minister of Cities
In office
1 January 2015 – 15 April 2016
PresidentDilma Rousseff
Preceded byGilberto Occhi
Succeeded byInês Magalhães
60th Mayor of São Paulo
In office
31 March 2006 – 1 January 2013
Preceded byJosé Serra
Succeeded byFernando Haddad
Federal Deputy for São Paulo
In office
1 February 1999 – 1 January 2005
State Deputy of São Paulo
In office
1 February 1995 – 1 February 1999
Alderman of São Paulo
In office
1 January 1993 – 1 February 1995
Personal details
BornGilberto Kassab
(1960-08-12) 12 August 1960 (age 58)
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Political partyPL (1989–1995)
PFL (1995–2007)
DEM (2007–2011)
PSD (2011–present)
Alma materUniversity of São Paulo
University of Brasília

Gilberto Kassab (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒiwˈbɛɾtʊ kaˈsab(ɪ)] or [ʒiwˈbɛʁtu kaˈsab(i)]; born 12 August 1960 in São Paulo) was the mayor of São Paulo, the biggest city in Brazil.[1] He is a member of the right-wing Democrat party.[1] Kassab became famous when he brought in laws to stop billboard advertising, which he said were "visual pollution".[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "City Mayors: Gilberto Kassab - Mayor of Sao Paulo". citymayors.com. Retrieved 9 April 2010.