President of Brazil
The president of Brazil (Portuguese: Presidente do Brasil), officially the president of the Federative Republic of Brazil (Portuguese: Presidente da República Federativa do Brasil) or simply the President of the Republic, is the head of state and head of government of Brazil.
|President of the Federative Republic of Brazil
Presidente da República Federativa do Brasil
|Federal government of Brazil|
|Style||Mr. President |
|Status||Head of State|
Head of Government
|Member of||Cabinet |
National Defense Council
|Residence||Palácio da Alvorada|
|Appointer||Direct popular vote (two rounds if necessary)|
|Term length||Four years,|
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of Brazil|
|Inaugural holder||Deodoro da Fonseca|
|Formation||Proclamation of the Republic|
15 November 1889
|Deputy||Vice President of Brazil|
|Salary||R$ 402,151 annually|
The president of Brazil can only be president for a term of four years, and may be re-elected for a second four term. This two-term limit, however, is not for life—a former president who has served for two consecutive terms may run for the presidency again after at least one term has ended.
Living former presidentsEdit
24 April 1930
Fernando Collor de Mello,
12 August 1949
Fernando Henrique Cardoso,
18 June 1931
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva,
27 October 1945
14 December 1947
23 September 1940
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- Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil, article 14, paragraph 3.
- Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil, article 82.
- Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil, article 14, paragraph 5.
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- Official website of the Presidency of the Republic (in Portuguese)