Jarbas Passarinho

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Jarbas Passarinho
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Passarinho in March 2004
Minister of Justice
In office
October 15, 1990 – April 2, 1992
PresidentFernando Collor de Mello
Preceded byBernardo Cabral
Succeeded byCélio Borja
Minister of Social Security
In office
November 11, 1983 – March 15, 1985
PresidentJoão Figueiredo
Preceded byHélio Beltrão
Succeeded byWaldir Pires
President of the Federal Senate
In office
February 24, 1981 – February 1, 1983
Preceded byLuís Viana Filho
Succeeded byNilo Coelho
Minister of Education
In office
November 3, 1969 – March 15, 1974
PresidentEmílio Garrastazu Médici
Preceded byFavorino Bastos Mércio
Succeeded byNey Braga
Minister of Labor
In office
March 15, 1967 – October 30, 1969
PresidentArtur da Costa e Silva
Preceded byLuís Gonzaga do Nascimento e Silva
Succeeded byJúlio Barata
Governor of Pará
In office
June 15, 1964 – January 31, 1966
Preceded byAurélio Correia do Carmo
Succeeded byAlacid Nunes
Personal details
Jarbas Gonçalves Passarinho

(1920-01-11)January 11, 1920
Xapuri, Acre, Brazil
DiedJune 5, 2016(2016-06-05) (aged 96)
Brasília, Federal District
Political partyPP (2003-2016)
Other political
ARENA (1965-1980)
PDS (1980-1993)
PPR (1993-1995)
PPB (1995-2003)
Spouse(s)Ruth de Castro Gonçalves Passarinho

Jarbas Gonçalves Passarinho (January 11, 1920 – June 5, 2016) was a Brazilian military officer and politician. Passarinho began his political career when he was appointed Governor of Pará. He served as head of several government ministries during both the Brazilian military government (1964–1985) and the transition to democracy.

He served as the Minister of Labor (1967–1969), Minister of Education (1969–1974), Minister of Social Security (1983–1985), and Minister of Justice (1990–1992).[1][2] Passarinho was also a member of the Federal Senate, representing Pará for two tenures during military rule and the return to democracy, including a period as President of the Federal Senate from 1981 to 1983.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Jarbas Passarinho, ex-governador do Pará e ex-ministro, morre em Brasília". G1 (website). 2014-06-05. Retrieved 2016-06-18.
  2. Uribe, Gustavo (2014-06-05). "Morre aos 96 anos o ex-ministro Jarbas Passarinho". Folha de S.Paulo. Retrieved 2016-06-18.