José Serra

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José Serra
Senador José Serra (Foto Oficial 2015).jpg
Senator for São Paulo
Assumed office
31 January 2022
In office
23 February 2017 – 10 August 2021
In office
1 February 2015 – 13 May 2016
In office
22 February 2002 – 1 February 2003
In office
3 June 1996 – 31 March 1998
In office
1 February 1995 – 3 February 1995
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
12 May 2016 – 22 February 2017
PresidentMichel Temer
Preceded byMauro Vieira
Succeeded byAloysio Nunes
Governor of São Paulo
In office
1 January 2007 – 2 April 2010
Vice GovernorAlberto Goldman
Preceded byCláudio Lembo
Succeeded byAlberto Goldman
Mayor of São Paulo
In office
1 January 2005 – 31 March 2006
Vice MayorGilberto Kassab
Preceded byMarta Suplicy
Succeeded byGilberto Kassab
Minister of Health
In office
31 March 1998 – 20 February 2002
PresidentFernando Henrique Cardoso
Preceded byCarlos Albuquerque
Succeeded byBarjas Negri
Minister of Planning and Budget
In office
1 January 1995 – 30 April 1996
PresidentFernando Henrique Cardoso
Preceded byBeni Veras
Succeeded byAntônio Kandir
Federal Deputy for São Paulo
In office
1 February 1987 – 1 January 1995
Personal details
Born (1942-03-19) 19 March 1942 (age 80)
São Paulo, Brazil
Political partyPSDB (1988–present)
Other political
affiliations
PMDB (1979–88)
Spouse(s)
Sylvia Mónica Allende
(m. 1967; div. 2013)
Children2
Alma materUniversity of São Paulo
University of Chile
Cornell University
Signature
WebsiteOfficial website

José Serra Chirico (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuˈzɛ ˈsɛʁɐ]; born March 19, 1942) is a Brazilian politician. He is a Senator since 2022. He was senator before in 1995, 1996 to 1998, 2002 to 2003, 2015 to 2016 and from 2017 to 2021.[1] He is a member of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party.

He was Governor of São Paulo from 2007 to 2010. Before, he was Mayor of São Paulo from 2005 to 2006.

From 1987 to 1995, he was a Federal Deputy. He was the Minister of Planning and Budget from 1995 to 1996 and Minister of Health from 1998 to 2002 during the Fernando Henrique Cardoso administration.

Serra was the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Michel Temer administration from 2016 to 2017.

Serra ran for President of Brazil in 2002 however lost the election to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. He ran for president again in 2010, however he lost the election to Dilma Rousseff.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jose Serra launches bid to be Brazil's next president". BBC News. 2010-04-11. Retrieved 2010-04-13.
  2. "Brazil's testy election race". FT.com. 26 October 2010. Retrieved 27 October 2010. If only to interrupt this relationship with power, Mr Serra is the better choice for Brazil.