Plínio Soares de Arruda Sampaio (July 26, 1930 – July 8, 2014) was a Brazilian intellectual and political activist. He was with the Partido Socialismo e Liberdade (PSOL). He ran as a candidate for the presidency of the Federative Republic of Brazil in 2010.
Sampaio was born in São Paulo, Brazil.
He has been a prosecutor, deputy in the 1988 Constituent Assembly and chaired the Brazilian Association for Land Reform (ABRA), an institution that fights for land reform in Brazil. He also directed the weekly newspaper Correio da Cidadania.
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- Farias, Adriana (July 8, 2014). Franco, Bernardo Mello (ed.). "Morre em SP, aos 83 anos, o deputado Plínio de Arruda Sampaio" [Dies in Sao Paulo, aged 83, MP Plínio de Arruda Sampaio]. Folha de S. Paulo (in Portuguese). Retrieved July 8, 2014.