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 by Dilma Rousseff
24th Vice President of Brazil
In office
1 January 2011 – 31 August 2016
President Dilma Rousseff
Preceded by José Alencar
Succeeded by Position Vacant
President of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
2 February 2009 – 17 December 2010
Preceded by Arlindo Chinaglia
Succeeded by Marco Maia
In office
2 February 1997 – 14 February 2001
Preceded by Luís Eduardo Magalhaes
Succeeded by Aécio Neves
President of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party
In office
9 September 2001 – 5 April 2016
Preceded by Jader Barbalho
Succeeded by Romero Jucá
Personal details
Born Michel Miguel Elias Temer Lulia
(1940-09-23) 23 September 1940 (age 77)
Tietê, Brazil
Political party Brazilian Democratic Movement
Spouse(s) Maria de Toledo (divorced)
Neusa Popinigis (divorced)
Marcela Tedeschi (2003–present)
Children 6
Alma mater University of São Paulo
Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo
Religion Catholicism (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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