Dilma Rousseff

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Birthday
14, 1947
Birthplace
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
14, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

About

Brazilian politician who became the first female President of Brazil in 2011. She was impeached and removed from office in 2016.

Before Fame

She attended Campinas State University and pursued multiple graduate degrees, though earned none; a point of controversy during her presidency. She was active in various energy conservation groups.

Trivia

She was jailed from 1970 to 1972 for participating in Marxist urban guerrilla groups.

Family Life

She has been married twice: first to Claudio Galeno Linhares and then to Carlos Araujo. She and Araujo have a daughter, Paula. Rousseff has one granddaughter.

Associated With

She canceled a 2013 visit with President Barack Obama because of reports that the U.S. spied on her communications.