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Eduardo Nantes Bolsonaro (born 10 July 1984)[1] is a Brazilian lawyer, federal police officer and politician. He is the third child of Jair Bolsonaro, the 38th President of Brazil.

Eduardo Bolsonaro
Eduardo Bolsonaro em junho de 2016.jpg
Federal Deputy for São Paulo
Assumed office
1 February 2015
Personal details
Born (1984-07-10) 10 July 1984 (age 34)
Resende, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Political party
  • PSL (2018–present)
  • PSC (2014–2018)
Spouse(s)
Heloísa Wolf (m. 2019)
ParentsJair Bolsonaro
Rogéria Nantes Braga
RelativesFlávio Bolsonaro (brother)
Carlos Bolsonaro (brother)
Alma materFederal University of Rio de Janeiro
OccupationFederal Police officer
Lawyer
WebsiteOfficial website

He has been a member of the Chamber of Deputies since 2015, and is affiliated to the Social Liberal Party (PSL).[2] In 2018, he was re-elected to a second term as Federal Deputy, being the most voted lawmaker in Brazil's history after he received 1.8 million votes.[3]

In February 2019, it was reported that Bolsonaro was joining The Movement. The European based organisation supports right-wing populism and was founded by former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. He is the representative for the group in South America.[4][5]

In the Chamber of Deputies, Bolsonaro chairs the International Affairs and National Defense Commite.[6]

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Personal lifeEdit

His brothers are Flávio Bolsonaro, a member of the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro from 2003 to 2019 and currently member of the Federal Senate, and Carlos Bolsonaro, a member of the Rio de Janeiro City Council since 2001, Is Married with Heloísa Wolf since 2019.

 
Eduardo Bolsonaro with his father and U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office, 19 March 2019

Electoral resultsEdit

Year Candidacy (Party) Votes (#) Result
2014 Federal Deputy for São Paulo (PSC) 82,224 (#64) Elected[7]
2018 Federal Deputy for São Paulo (PSL)
2nd term in a row
1,843,735 (#1) Elected[8]

AwardsEdit

In 2015, Eduardo Bolsonaro ranked first in the category "Combating Corruption and Organized Crime" of the Focus Awards 2015. Bolsonaro had 16,769 votes, more than 10 thousand ahead of the second place.[9]

In 2017, Eduardo Bolsonaro ranked first in the category of "Best Deputy" of the Focus Awards 2017. He had 55,256 votes, almost three times ahead of the second place. [10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Conheça os Deputados". Portal da Câmara dos Deputados (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2018-08-02.
  2. ^ "Informações do Deputado - Câmara dos Deputados". camara.leg.br. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  3. ^ "Bolsonaro and Haddad go to second round in presidential election". Al Jazeera. October 8, 2018. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  4. ^ "Bloomberg - Are you a robot?". www.bloomberg.com.
  5. ^ "Son of Brazil President Bolsonaro joins Steve Bannon group". France 24. 2 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Câmara: Eduardo Bolsonaro é eleito presidente da Comissão de Relações Exteriores" (in Portuguese). 14 March 2019. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Eleições 2014 - Apuração de Votos em SP". G1. October 5, 2014. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  8. ^ "Deputados federais eleitos em São Paulo - Eleições 2018". Gazeta do Povo. October 7, 2018. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  9. ^ "Eduardo Bolsonaro vence a categoria Combate à Corrupção e ao Crime Organizado". Congresso em Foco (in Portuguese). 2015-10-08. Retrieved 2018-10-03.
  10. ^ "Eduardo Bolsonaro, Jean Wyllys e Chico Alencar, os melhores da Câmara na votação da internet". Congresso em Foco (in Portuguese). 2017-10-19. Retrieved 2018-10-03.

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