Antonio Carlos Magalhaes

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Birthday
4, 1927
Birthplace
Brazil
Death Date
Jul 20, 2007 (79)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1927
Birthplace
Brazil
Death Date
Jul 20, 2007 (79)

About

Affiliated with several different parties over the course of his political career, Magalhaes is perhaps best known as the Leader of the Liberal Front Party. He was also a three-time governor of the Brazilian state of Bahia and a longtime Brazilian federal senator.

Before Fame

After graduating from medical school, he began his political career as a member of the Bahia state legislature.

Trivia

He was in favor of the 1960s military operation that deposed Brazilian President Joao Goulart.

Family Life

A native of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, he later settled in Sao Paulo. On his father's side, he was a second generation Brazilian (his grandparents were born in Portugal).

Associated With

Several decades apart, he and fellow Brazilian politician Aecio Neves both served as state governors and federal senators.