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Jerónimo de Sousa

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Jerónimo de Sousa
Jerónimo de Sousa in May 2017
General Secretary of the Portuguese Communist Party
Assumed office
27 November 2004
Preceded byCarlos Carvalhas
Member of the Assembly of the Republic
Assumed office
10 March 2005
ConstituencyLisbon
In office
5 April 2002 – 9 March 2005
ConstituencySetúbal
In office
3 June 1976 – 26 October 1995
ConstituencyLisbon
Personal details
Born
Jerónimo Carvalho de Sousa

(1947-04-13) 13 April 1947 (age 77)
Loures, Portugal
Political partyPortuguese Communist Party (since 1974)
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionMetallurgic worker

Jerónimo Carvalho de Sousa (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒɨˈɾɔnimu dɨ ˈsozɐ]; born 13 April 1947) is a Portuguese politician. He has been General Secretary of the Portuguese Communist Party since November 2004.[1]

He is a member of the Assembly of the Republic. He was also a candidate for President of Portugal in the 2006 election.

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  1. RAPHAEL MINDER (May 13, 2010). "Like Spain, Portugal Hopes to Make Cuts, but It Is Mired in Structural Weakness". The New York Times: Global Business. Retrieved 2010-12-07. In Portugal, smaller political parties also urged resistance. Jerónimo de Sousa, head of the Communist Party, said on Portuguese television that "people have to react with protest and struggle."