Ângelo Angelin

Ângelo Angelin (January 21, 1935 – July 3, 2017) was a Brazilian academic and politician who served as the second Governor of the state of Rondônia from May 13, 1985, until March 15, 1987.[1] Angelin, who held the state governorship during Brazil's transition from military rule to democracy, was the last appointed Governor of Rondônia before the introduction of direct elections for the office in 1987.[2] Angelin was known as a strong supporter of Rondônia's municipal governments during his two-year term.[1][2]

Ângelo Angelin
2nd Governor of Rondônia
In office
May 13, 1985 – March 15, 1987
Preceded byJorge Teixeira de Oliveira
Succeeded byJerônimo Garcia de Santana
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Rondônia
In office
Personal details
Born(1935-01-21)January 21, 1935
Capivari, São Paulo
DiedJuly 3, 2017(2017-07-03) (aged 82)
Cuiabá, Mato Grosso
Political partyPMDB
Spouse(s)Elisabete Ansilieiro (?–2017; his death)

Angelin was serving in the Legislative Assembly of Rondônia when he was appointed Governor of Rondônia by Brazilian President José Sarney in 1985 during the country's transition to civilian rule.[3][4]

Angelin's successor, Jerônimo Garcia de Santana, who took office in March 1987, was the first directly elected Governor of Rondônia.[5]

Angelin died from complications of diverticulitis at the Hospital Santa Rosa in Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, on July 3, 2017, at the age 82.[1][3] He had been hospitalized at Santa Rosa since June 18th.[3] The Governor of Rondônia, Confúcio Moura, declared three days of official mourning following Angelin's death.[2] He was buried in his hometown of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Governo de RO decreta luto oficial de três dias pela morte de Ângelo Angelin". G1. 2017-07-04. Retrieved 2017-07-24.
  2. ^ a b c "Governo de Rondônia decreta Luto Oficial de três dias pela morte do ex-governador Ângelo Angelin". Government of Rondônia. 2017-07-04. Retrieved 2017-07-24.
  3. ^ a b c d "Morre o ex-governador de Rondônia, Ângelo Angelin". Jornal Rondoniagora. 2017-07-03. Retrieved 2017-07-24.
  4. ^ Spagnol, Renato (2017-07-03). "Morre ex-governador de Rondônia Ângelo Angelin". Vilhena Noticias. Retrieved 2017-07-24.
  5. ^ Quiquiô, Gaia (2014-09-11). "Morre Jerônimo Santana, o primeiro governador de Rondônia". G1 (Rede Globo). Retrieved 2017-07-24.