Gilberto Kassab

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Gilberto Kassab
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Minister of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications
Assumed office
12 May 2016
President Michel Temer
Preceded by Celso Pansera
Minister of Cities
In office
1 January 2015 – 15 April 2016
President Dilma Rousseff
Preceded by Gilberto Occhi
Succeeded by Inês Magalhães
60th Mayor of São Paulo
In office
31 March 2006 – 1 January 2013
Preceded by José Serra
Succeeded by Fernando 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
Born Gilberto Kassab
(1960-08-12) 12 August 1960 (age 58)
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Political party PL (1989–1995)
PFL (1995–2007)
DEM (2007–2011)
PSD (2011–present)
Alma mater University 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.