President of the Chamber of Deputies (Brazil)

The President of the Chamber of Deputies is the speaker of the lower house of the National Congress of Brazil, elected by his peers for a two-year term.

President of the Chamber of Deputies
Entrevista do deputado Rodrigo Maia (RJ) - 07-11-201 (8164799759).jpg
Incumbent
Rodrigo Maia

since 14 July 2016
National Congress
Chamber of Deputies
TypePresiding officer of one chamber in a bicameral legislature
ResidenceLago Sul
SeatNational Congress
AppointerChamber of Deputies
Elected by the Chamber
Term lengthTwo years
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Brazil
Formation8 May 1826
First holderLuís Pereira da Nóbrega Sousa Coutinho
SuccessionSecond in the presidential line of succession
The Chamber of Deputies in session
The Tiradentes Palace, in Rio de Janeiro, was the building of the Brazilian Parliament from 1926 until 1960

Rodrigo Maia, a deputy from Rio de Janeiro and a member of Democrats, currently holds the office since 14 July 2016.

List of Presidents of the Chamber of DeputiesEdit

Empire of Brazil (1826–1889)Edit

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Name Took office Left office Original Province
Luís Pereira da Nóbrega Sousa Coutinho 08-05-1826 04-05-1827 Rio de Janeiro
Francisco de Paula Sousa e Melo 04-05-1827 02-06-1827 São Paulo
Pedro de Araújo Lima, marquis of Olinda 02-06-1827 05-05-1828 Pernambuco
José da Costa Carvalho, marquis of Monte Alegre 05-05-1828 03-07-1828 Bahia
Romulado Antônio de Seixas, archbishop of Bahia 03-07-1828 04-05-1829 Bahia
Pedro de Araújo Lima, marquis of Olinda 04-05-1829 04-05-1830 Pernambuco
José da Costa Carvalho, marquis of Monte Alegre 04-05-1830 03-07-1830 Bahia
José Ribeiro Soares da Rocha 03-07-1830 03-08-1830 Minas Gerais
José da Costa Carvalho, marquis of Monte Alegre 03-08-1830 04-05-1831 Bahia
Martim Francisco Ribeiro de Andrada 04-05-1831 02-07-1831 São Paulo
José Martiniano de Alencar 02-07-1831 04-05-1832 Ceará
Antônio Paulino Limpo de Abreu, viscount of Abaeté 04-05-1832 05-05-1834 Minas Gerais
Bento de Oliveira Braga 05-05-1834 03-06-1834 Rio de Janeiro
Venâncio Henriques de Resende 03-06-1834 02-08-1834 Pernambuco
Antonio Maria da Moura (elected bishop) 02-08-1834 04-05-1835 Minas Gerais
Pedro de Araújo Lima, marquis of Olinda 04-05-1835 09-09-1837 Pernambuco
Cândido José de Araújo Viana, marquis of Sapucaí 09-09-1837 04-05-1840 Minas Gerais
Joaquim Marcelino de Brito 04-05-1840 04-05-1841 Bahia
Romualdo Antônio de Seixas, archbishop of Bahia 04-05-1841 03-08-1841 Pará
Venânciao Henriques de Resende 03-08-1841 25-04-1842 Pernambuco
Martim Francisco Ribeiro de Andrada 25-04-1842 02-01-1843 São Paulo
Manuel Inácio Cavalcanti de Lacerda, baron of Pirapama 02-01-1843 02-01-1845 Pernambuco
Antônio Paulino Limpo de Abreu, viscount of Abaeté 02-01-1845 03-06-1845 Minas Gerais
José Joaquim Fernandes Torres 03-06-1845 04-06-1846 Pernambuco
Francisco Muniz Tavares 04-06-1846 04-05-1847 Pernambuco
José Pedro Dias de Carvalho 04-05-1847 03-06-1848 Minas Gerais
Antônio Pinto Chichorro da Gama 03-06-1848 02-01-1850 Pernambuco
Gabriel Mendes dos Santos 02-01-1850 13-08-1851 Minas Gerais
José Idelfonso de Sousa Ramos, viscount of Jaguari 08-05-1852 11-05-1852 Rio de Janeiro
Antônio Peregrino Maciel Monteiro, baron of Itamaracá 12-05-1852 09-05-1854 Pernambuco
Brás Carneiro Nogueira da Costa e Gama, count of Baependi 09-05-1854 04-05-1861 Rio de Janeiro
Pedro Francisco de Paula Cavalcanti de Albuquerque, viscount of Camarajibe 04-05-1861 02-01-1864 Pernambuco
Zacarias de Góis e Vasconcelos 02-01-1864 15-01-1864 Paraná
Francisco José Furtado 01-02-1864 03-08-1864 Maranhão
Camilo Maria Ferreira Armond, count of Prados 03-08-1864 09-08-1866 Rio de Janeiro
Joaquin Saldanha Marinho 09-08-1866 23-05-1867 Minas Gerais
Francisco de Paula da Silveira Lobo 23-05-1867 12-05-1869 Minas Gerais
Pedro Francisco de Paula Cavalcanti de Albuquerque, viscount of Camarajibe 12-05-1869 22-06-1869 Pernambuco
Joaquim Otávio Nébias 23-06-1869 09-05-1870 São Paulo
Brás Carneiro Nogueira da Costa e Gama, count of Baependi 09-05-1870 03-08-1871 Rio de Janeiro
Jerônimo José Teixeira Júnior, viscount of Cruzeiro 03-08-1871 10-03-1873 Rio de Janeiro
Inocêncio Marques de Araújo Góis, baron of Araújo 10-03-1873 08-06-1874 Bahia
Manuel Francisco Correia 08-06-1874 03-02-1877 Paraná
Paulino José Soares de Sousa 03-02-1877 16-12-1878 Rio de Janeiro
Camilo Maria Ferreira Armond, count of Prados 16-12-1878 18-01-1882 Minas Gerais
Martinho Àlvares da Silva Campos 18-01-1882 17-02-1882 Minas Gerais
Martim Francisco Ribeiro de Andrada (junior) 17-02-1882 17-03-1882 São Paulo
João Ferreira de Moura 17-03-1882 17-07-1882 Bahia
José Rodrigues de Lima Duarte, viscount of Lima Duarte 17-07-1882 03-06-1884 Minas Gerais
Antônio Moreira de Barros 03-06-1884 04-08-1884 São Paulo
Manuel Alves de Araújo 04-08-1884 11-03-1885 Paraná
Antônio Morreira de Barros 11-03-1885 21-05-1885 São Paulo
Franklin Américo de Meneses Dória 21-05-1885 29-08-1885 Piauí
André Augusto de Pádua Fleury 29-08-1885 05-05-1886 Goias
Domingos de Andrade Figueira 05-05-1886 04-05-1887 Rio de Janeiro
Augusto Olímpio Gomes de Castro 04-05-1887 04-05-1888 Maranhão
Henrique Pereira de Lucena, baron of Lucena 04-05-1888 15-11-1889 Pernambuco

Federative Republic of Brazil (1889–present)Edit

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Name Took office Left office Original State
Vacant 1889 1891
João Da Mata Machado 1891 1891 Minas Gerais
Bernardino José de Campos Júnior 1891 1892 São Paulo
João Lopes Ferreira Filho 1892 1894 Ceará
Francisco de Assis Rosa e Silva 1894 1896 Pernambuco
Artur César Rios 1896 1899 Bahia
Carlos Vaz de Melo 1899 1903 Minas Gerais
Francisco de Paula de Oliveira Guimarães 1903 1907 Bahia
Carlos Peixoto de Melo Filho 1907 1909 Minas Gerais
Sabino Alves Barroso Júnior 1909 1914 Minas Gerais
Astolfo Dutra Nicácio 1914 1917 Minas Gerais
Sabino Alves Barroso Júnior 1917 1919 Minas Gerais
Astolfo Dutra Nicácio 1919 1920 Minas Gerais
Júlio Bueno Brandão 1920 1921 Minas Gerais
Arnolfo Rodrigues de Azevedo 1921 1927 São Paulo
Sebastião de Rego Barros 1927 1930 Pernambuco
Vacant 1930 1933
Antônio Carlos Ribeiro de Andrada 1933 1937 Minas Gerais
Pedro Aleixo 1937 1937 Minas Gerais
Vacant 1937 1946
Honório Fernandes Monteiro 1946 1947 São Paulo
Samuel Vital Duarte 1947 1949 Paraiba
Carlos Cirilo Júnior 1949 1951 São Paulo
Nereu de Oliveira Ramos 1951 1955 Santa Catarina
Carlos Luz 1955 1955 Minas Gerais
José Antônío Flores da Cunha 1955 1956 Rio Grande do Sul
Ulysses Guimarães 1956 1958 São Paulo
Pascoal Ranieri Mazzilli 1958 1965 São Paulo
Olavo Bilac Pereira Pinto 1965 1966 Minas Gerais
Adauto Lúcio Cardoso 1966 1966 Guanabara
João Batista Ramos 1966 1968 São Paulo
José Bonifácio Lafayette de Andrada 1968 1970 Minas Gerais
Geraldo Freire da Silva 1970 1971 Minas Gerais
Ernesto Pereira Lopes 1971 1973 São Paulo
Flávio Portela Marcilio 1973 1975 Ceará
Célio de Oliveira Borja 1975 1977 Rio de Janeiro
Marco Antõnio de Oliveira Maciel 1977 1979 Pernambuco
Flávio Portela Marcílio 1979 1981 Ceará
Nelson Marchesan 1981 1983 Rio Grande do Sul
Flávio Portela Marcilio 1983 1985 Ceará
Ulysses Guimarães 1985 1989 São Paulo
Antônio Paes de Andrade 1989 1991 Ceará
Ibsen Valls Pinheiro 1991 1993 Rio Grande do Sul
Inocêncio Gomes de Oliveira 1993 1995 Pernambuco
Luís Eduardo Maron Magalhães 1995 1997 Bahia
Michel Elias Temer Lulia 1997 2001 São Paulo
Aécio Neves da Cunha 2001 2002 Minas Gerais
Efraim Morais 2002 2003 Paraíba
João Paulo Cunha 2003 2005 São Paulo
Severino José Cavalcanti Ferreira 2005 2005 Pernambuco
José Thomaz Nonô [pt] (acting) 2005 2005 Alagoas
José Aldo Rebelo Figueiredo 2005 2007 São Paulo
Arlindo Chinaglia 2007 2009 São Paulo
Michel Elias Temer Lulia 2009 2010 São Paulo
Marco Maia 2010 2013 Rio Grande do Sul
Henrique Eduardo Alves 2013 2015 Rio Grande do Norte
Eduardo Cunha 2015 2016 Rio de Janeiro
Waldir Maranhão (acting) 2016 2016 Maranhão
Rodrigo Maia 2016 Incumbent Rio de Janeiro

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Presidentes da Câmara dos Deputados". Portal da Câmara dos Deputados.

See alsoEdit