Jose Socrates

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Birthday
6, 1957
Birthplace
Portugal
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
Portugal

About

Prime Minister of Portugal from 2005 to 2011 who acted as President-in-Office of the Council of the European Union in 2007. He represented the Socialist Party and served as a Member of Parliament from 1987 to 2011.

Before Fame

He earned his bachelor's degree in 1979 from the Upper Institute of Engineering of Coimbra.

Trivia

On 23 March 2011, he submitted his resignation to the president after parliament rejected his government's austerity measures in a vote.

Family Life

He had two children with his ex-wife Sofia.

Associated With

He was one of the organizers of Euro 2004, in which Arne Friedrich was a competitor.