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Rui Falcão (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈʁuj fawˈkɐ̃w̃]; born in Pitangui, on 26 November 1943) is a Brazilian politician and the former president of the Workers' Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores).[1] He also served as the President of the Workers' Party in 1994 and was elected again president of the party to the terms 2011-2013, 2013-2015 and 2015-2017. Preceded senator Gleisi Hoffmann, who took office in 3 June 2017.[2] He was the Secretary of Government[3] of São Paulo during Marta Suplicy's administration.

Rui Falcão
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Federal Deputy from São Paulo
Assuming office
1 February 2019
National President of the Workers' Party
In office
29 April 2011 – 3 June 2017
Preceded byJosé Eduardo Dutra
Succeeded byGleisi Hoffmann
In office
24 January 1994 – 29 October 1995
Preceded byLuiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Succeeded byJosé Dirceu
State Deputy of São Paulo
In office
1 February 2007 – 1 February 2015
In office
1 February 1991 – 1 February 1999
Personal details
Born (1943-11-26) 26 November 1943 (age 75)
Pitangui, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Political partyWorkers' Party
Alma materUniversity of São Paulo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Viana, Francisco (22 September 2007). "Reações em cadeira" (in Portuguese). Terra. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  2. ^ Barbosa, Bernardo (3 June 2017). "Ré na Lava Jato, senadora Gleisi Hoffmann é eleita presidente do PT" (in Portuguese). Uol. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Despejo ameaça 2,5 mil família na zona leste de SP" (in Portuguese). Estadão. 15 July 2002. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
Party political offices
Preceded by
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
President of the Workers' Party
1994–1995
2011–2017
Succeeded by
José Dirceu
Preceded by
José Eduardo Dutra
Succeeded by
Gleisi Hoffmann