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Júlio Prestes de Albuquerque (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʒulju ˈpɾɛstʃiz dʒi awbuˈkɛɾki]; 15 March 1882 – 9 February 1946) was a Brazilian poet, lawyer and politician. He was the last elected President of Brazil of the period known as the Old Republic, but never took office because the government was overthrown in the Revolution of 1930. Prestes was the only politician to be elected President of Brazil and then impeded from taking office. He was also the last person born in São Paulo to be elected president until the election of Jair Bolsonaro in 2018.
|President-elect of Brazil|
21 May 1930 – 24 October 1930
|Vice President||Vital Soares (elect)|
|Preceded by||Washington Luís|
|Succeeded by||Military Junta (interim)|
|President of São Paulo|
14 July 1927 – 21 May 1930
|Vice President||Heitor Teixeira Penteado|
|Preceded by||Carlos de Campos|
|Succeeded by||Heitor Teixeira Penteado|
|Federal Deputy for São Paulo|
14 May 1923 – 14 July 1927
|State Deputy of São Paulo|
7 April 1909 – 7 April 1923
Júlio Prestes de Albuquerque
15 March 1882
Itapetininga, São Paulo, Empire of Brazil
|Died||9 February 1946 (aged 63)|
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
He started his political career in 1909, when he was elected State Representative in São Paulo by the Republican Party of São Paulo (PRP). He was re-elected several times until 1923, and became noted for his defense of the public employee in São Paulo.
As a State Representative, he introduced legislation that created the Court of Auditors of São Paulo and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnology of the University of São Paulo. He was the author of the law that incorporated the Sorocabana Railroad in the São Paulo State patrimony.
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