Luiz Eduardo Greenhalgh

Luiz Eduardo Greenhalgh is a Brazilian politician and one of the founders of the Workers' Party (PT). He also was the attorney of the Landless Workers' Movement (MST).[1] A founding member of PT, Greenhalgh was affiliated 1974–1980 to the Brazilian Democratic Movement (MDB), the party that previously represented the civilian opposition to the dictatorship. He was federal deputy for São Paulo and vice mayor of São Paulo in the government of Luiza Erundina (1989–1993).[2] He participated in the creation of a special committee, the Brazilian Committee of Solidarity with the Peoples of Latin America in 1980.[3]

Luiz Eduardo Greenhalgh
Federal Deputy from São Paulo
In office
January 2, 1997 – February 1, 2007
Vice Mayor of São Paulo
In office
January 1, 1989 – January 1, 1993
MayorLuiza Erundina
Preceded byArtur Alves Pinto
Succeeded bySólon Borges dos Reis
Personal details
Luiz Eduardo Rodrigues Greenhalgh

(1948-04-11)April 11, 1948
Sâo Paulo, Brazil
Political partyPT (1980–present)
Other political
MDB (1974–79)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Jerônimo Amorim Has Been Sentenced to Nineteen Years in Prison in "The Landless Workers' Movement" on 01/24/2005
  2. ^ Analysis: Will 21st century belong to Brazil? by CARMEN J. GENTILE, (UPI) on Feb. 1, 2005
  3. ^ The São Paulo Forum, Castro's shocktroops published in November 10, 1995 issue of Executive Intelligence Review
Political offices
Preceded by
Artur Alves Pinto
Vice Mayor of São Paulo
Succeeded by
Sólon Borges dos Reis