Luiza Erundina

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Luiza Erundina
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Luiza Erundina
Federal Deputy for São Paulo
Assumed office
1 February 1999
53rd Mayor of São Paulo
In office
1 January 1989 – 1 January 1993
Vice MayorLuiz Eduardo Greenhalgh
Preceded byJânio Quadros
Succeeded byPaulo Maluf
Minister of the Federal Administration
In office
28 February 1993 – 20 May 1993
PresidentItamar Franco
Preceded byOsiris de Azevedo Lopes Filho
Succeeded byRomildo Canhim
State Deputy of São Paulo
In office
1 February 1987 – 31 December 1988
Alderman of São Paulo
In office
1 February 1983 – 1 February 1986
Personal details
Born (1934-11-30) November 30, 1934 (age 86)
Uiraúna, Brazil
Political partyPT (1980–1997)
PSB (1997–2016)
PSOL (2016–present)
Alma materFederal University of Paraíba
ProfessionSocial worker

Luiza Erundina de Sousa (Portuguese pronunciation: [luˈizɐ ɛrũˈdjinɐ dʒi ˈsowzɐ]; November 30, 1934) is a Brazilian politician.

In 1997 she changed to the PSB party. She supported the impeachment process against president Dilma Rousseff, Erundina switched to party PSOL in March 2016.[1]

Erundina was on the São Paulo city council from 1983–1987. From 1987–1988 she was a state deputy for the state of São Paulo. She was São Paulo's mayor from 1989 to 1992, and is currently a federal deputy from São Paulo. She was re-elected in 2002 and again in 2006 and 2010.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Erundina se filia ao PSOL, critica Dilma, mas é contra impeachment". O Globo (in Portuguese). 2016-03-14. Retrieved 2016-04-28.

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