Asdrubal Bentes

Asdrubal Mendes Bentes (July 27, 1939 – April 27, 2020) was a Brazilian politician and lawyer from the state of Pará.

Asdrubal Bentes
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Asdrubal Bentes in 2014
Member of the Chamber of Deputies from Pará
In office
February 1, 2001 – March 26, 2014
In office
February 1, 1997 – January 31, 1999
In office
February 1, 1987 – January 31, 1991
Personal details
Asdrubal Mendes Bentes

(1939-07-27)July 27, 1939
Humaitá, Amazonas, Brazil
DiedApril 27, 2020(2020-04-27) (aged 80)
Belém, Pará, Brazil
Political partyBrazilian Democratic Movement (MDB)
Alma materFederal University of Pará


He represented Pará in the national Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the National Congress of Brazil, for several tenures beginning in 1987. Most recently, he served in the Chamber of Deputies for four consecutive terms from February 1, 2001, to March 26, 2014. He was also a former president of the Paysandu Sport Club, a Brazilian football team based in Belém.[1][2]


Bentes was hospitalized in a Belém intensive care unit for coronavirus on April 23, 2020.[3] He died from complications of COVID-19 at the Hospital Aberlardo Santos in the Icoaraci district of Belém on April 27, 2020, at the age of 80.[1][4]


  1. ^ a b "Ex-deputado federal e ex-presidente do Paysandu, Asdrubal Bentes morre com Covid-19, em Belém". G1 (website). 2020-04-27. Archived from the original on 2020-05-02. Retrieved 2020-05-10.
  2. ^ "Biografia: Asdrubal Bentes". Chamber of Deputies (Brazil). Archived from the original on 2020-02-15. Retrieved 2020-05-10.
  3. ^ "Asdrubal Bentes internado com suspeita de covid-19". Correio de Carajás. 2020-04-23. Archived from the original on 2020-05-10. Retrieved 2020-05-10.
  4. ^ "Asdrubal Bentes terá corpo sepultado em Belém hoje". Correio de Carajás. 2020-04-28. Archived from the original on 2020-05-10. Retrieved 2020-05-10.