Mariano Gago

Portuguese politician (1948-2015)

José Mariano Rebelo Pires Gago ComSE (16 May 1948 – 17 April 2015) was a Portuguese electrical engineer and politician for the Socialist Party. He served as the Minister for Science and Technology from 28 October 1995 to 6 April 2002. He also served as the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education from 21 March 2005 to 21 June 2011.

Gago in November 2014.

Gago was born in Lisbon. He studied at universities in Lisbon and Paris. He was married and had a daughter.

Gago died a sudden cardiac death on 17 April 2015 in Lisbon. He was 66.[1]


  1. "Morreu o ex-ministro Mariano Gago". (in Portuguese). 17 April 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2015.