Michel Temer

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His Excellency
Michel Temer
Michel Temer (foto oficial).jpg
37th President of Brazil
Assumed office
31 August 2016
Preceded byDilma Rousseff
Succeeded byJair Bolsonaro (Elect)
24th Vice President of Brazil
In office
1 January 2011 – 31 August 2016
PresidentDilma Rousseff
Preceded byJosé Alencar
Succeeded byHamilton Mourão (Elect)
President of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
2 February 2009 – 17 December 2010
Preceded byArlindo Chinaglia
Succeeded byMarco Maia
In office
2 February 1997 – 14 February 2001
Preceded byLuís Eduardo Magalhaes
Succeeded byAécio Neves
President of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party
In office
9 September 2001 – 5 April 2016
Preceded byJader Barbalho
Succeeded byRomero Jucá
Personal details
BornMichel Miguel Elias Temer Lulia
(1940-09-23) 23 September 1940 (age 78)
Tietê, Brazil
Political partyBrazilian Democratic Movement
Spouse(s)Maria de Toledo (divorced)
Neusa Popinigis (divorced)
Marcela Tedeschi (2003–present)
Alma materUniversity of São Paulo
Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo
ReligionCatholicism (Maronite Church)

Michel Miguel Elias Temer Lulia (Portuguese pronunciation: [miˈʃɛw miˈɡɛw eˈɫij.jɐʃ ˈtẽmeɾ luˈɫij.jɐ], born September 23, 1940), better known as Michel Temer, is the President of Brazil and Brazilian lawyer. He was the Vice President of Brazil from 1 January 2011 to 31 August 2016. He took office after become the running mate of Workers' Party candidate Dilma Rousseff in the 2010 election.[1]

On 12 May 2016, he assumed the presidential powers and duties as Acting President of Brazil following the suspension of President Rousseff during her impeachment trial.[2] He became President on 31 August 2016 after Rousseff was impeached by the Senate and removed from office. He will serve as President of Brazil until 1 January 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. Presidência da República
  2. "Brazil's Senate Votes to Impeach President Dilma Rousseff". NBC News date= 12 May 2016. Retrieved 12 May 2016.

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