Jaime Lerner

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Jaime Lerner
Jaime Lerner May 2004.jpg
Lerner in 2004
Governor of Paraná
In office
Preceded byMário Pereira
Succeeded byRoberto Requião
76th Mayor of Curitiba
In office
Preceded byEdgar Dantas Pimentel
Succeeded byDonato Gulin
73rd Mayor of Curitiba
In office
Preceded bySaul Raiz
Succeeded byMaurício Fruet
70th Mayor of Curitiba
In office
Preceded byRoberto Requião
Succeeded byRafael Greca
Personal details
Born(1937-12-17)December 17, 1937
Curitiba, Brazil
DiedMay 27, 2021(2021-05-27) (aged 83)
Alma materFederal University of Paraná

Jaime Lerner (December 17, 1937 – May 27 , 2021) was a Brazilian politician. He was the governor of the state of Paraná, in southern Brazil. He was an architect and urban planner. He was mayor of Curitiba, capital of Paraná, three times (1971–75, 1979–84 and 1989–92). In 1994, Lerner was elected governor of Paraná, and was reelected in 1998.[1]

Lerner died of kidney disease on May 27, 2021, at the age of 83.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Power, Mike. "Common sense and the city: Jaime Lerner, Brazil's green revolutionary". The Guardian.
  2. Jaime Lerner, ex-governador do Paraná, morre aos 83 anos (in Portuguese)