Wilson Braga

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Wilson Leite Braga (July 18, 1931 – May 17, 2020), better known as simply Wilson Braga, was a Brazilian politician, lawyer and businessman. He was born in Conceição, Paraíba.[1] Braga was a member of the Brazilian Democratic Movement (PMDB).

Braga was a member of the Paraíba MLA from 1955 to 1967 and again from 2011 to 2015. He was also a Deputy from 1967 to 1982, again from 1995 to 2003 and one last time from 2007 to 2011. He was also Governor of Paraíba from 1983 to 1987.

Braga was married to politician Lúcia Braga. She died of COVID-19 on May 8, 2020. Braga himself died from the same infection on May 17 in João Pessoa, Paraíba at the age of 88.[2]

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  1. "Biografia: Wilson Braga". Chamber of Deputies (Brazil). Retrieved 2020-05-19.
  2. Ex-governador da Paraíba Wilson Braga morre aos 88 anos por Covid-19, em João Pessoa (in Portuguese)