Arthur Lira

Brazilian politician

Arthur César Pereira de Lira (born 25 June 1969), or simply Arthur Lira, is a Brazilian lawyer, farmer, businessman and politician. He has been the Federal Deputy for Alagoas since 2011. He is a member of Progressistas (PP). He is the President of the Chamber of Deputies since February 2021.[1][2]


Arthur Lira
Deputado Arthur Lira em 2016 (cropped).jpg
Lira in 2016
President of the Chamber of Deputies
Assumed office
1 February 2021
Preceded byRodrigo Maia
Chamber Progressistas Leader
In office
14 February 2017 – 1 February 2021
Preceded byAguinaldo Ribeiro
Succeeded byCacá Leão
Federal Deputy from Alagoas
Assumed office
1 February 2011
State Deputy of Alagoas
In office
1 February 1999 – 1 February 2011
City Councillor of Maceió
In office
1 January 1993 – 1 February 1999
Personal details
Born
Arthur César Pereira de Lira

(1969-06-25) 25 June 1969 (age 53)
Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
Political partyPP (2009–present)
Other political
affiliations
  • PFL (1991–95)
  • PSDB (1995–2001)
  • PTB (2001–05)
  • PMN (2005–09)
MotherIvanete Pereira
FatherBenedito de Lira
Alma materFederal University of Alagoas (LL.B.)
ProfessionEntrepreneur, farmer, lawyer

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Saiba quem é Arthur Lira, candidato de Bolsonaro à Presidência da Câmara". O Tempo (in Portuguese). 5 January 2021. Retrieved 27 January 2021.
  2. Gonçalves, Eduardo; de Campos, João Pedroso (27 January 2021). "Adversários já admitem a provável vitória de Arthur Lira na Câmara". Veja (in Portuguese). Retrieved 27 January 2021.