José Alencar

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José Alencar
Jose de alencar 23 out 2007.jpg
25th Vice President of Brazil
In office
1 January 2003 – 1 January 2011
President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Preceded by Marco Maciel
Succeeded by Michel Temer
Minister of Defence of Brazil
In office
8 November 2004 – 31 March 2006
President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Preceded by José Viegas Filho
Succeeded by Waldir Pires
Senator from Minas Gerais
In office
1 February 1998 – 31 December 2002
Personal details
Born (1931-10-17)17 October 1931
Muriaé, Minas Gerais
Died 29 March 2011(2011-03-29) (aged 79)
São Paulo, São Paulo
Political party PRB
Spouse(s) Mariza Gomes (1957–2011, his death)
Occupation Businessman, politician
Religion Roman Catholicism

José Alencar Gomes da Silva (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuˈzɛ ɐlẽˈkaʁ ˈɡõmiz dɐ ˈsiwvɐ]; 17 October 1931 – 29 March 2011), also known as José Alencar, the Strong, was a Brazilian businessman and politician. He served as the Vice President of Brazil from 2003 to 2010.

Alencar died from kidney, stomach, and prostate cancer in São Paulo, São Paulo, aged 79.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ex-vice-presidente José Alencar morre aos 79 anos" (in Portuguese). G1. 29 March 2011. Retrieved 29 March 2011. 

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