President of the Chamber of Deputies (Brazil)

head of the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil, second in line of presidential succession

The President of the Chamber of Deputies is the speaker of the lower house of the National Congress of Brazil, elected by his peers for a two-year term.

President of the Chamber of Deputies
Entrevista do deputado Rodrigo Maia (RJ) - 07-11-201 (8164799759).jpg
Incumbent
Rodrigo Maia

since 14 July 2016
National Congress
Chamber of Deputies
TypePresiding officer of one chamber in a bicameral legislature
ResidenceLago Sul
SeatNational Congress
AppointerChamber of Deputies
Elected by the Chamber
Term lengthTwo years
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Brazil
Formation8 May 1826
First holderLuís Pereira da Nóbrega Sousa Coutinho
SuccessionSecond in the presidential line of succession

Rodrigo Maia, a deputy from Rio de Janeiro and a member of Democrats, currently holds the office since 14 July 2016.

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Name Took office Left office Original State
Vacant 1889 1891
João Da Mata Machado 1891 1891 Minas Gerais
Bernardino José de Campos Júnior 1891 1892 São Paulo
João Lopes Ferreira Filho 1892 1894 Ceará
Francisco de Assis Rosa e Silva 1894 1896 Pernambuco
Artur César Rios 1896 1899 Bahia
Carlos Vaz de Melo 1899 1903 Minas Gerais
Francisco de Paula de Oliveira Guimarães 1903 1907 Bahia
Carlos Peixoto de Melo Filho 1907 1909 Minas Gerais
Sabino Alves Barroso Júnior 1909 1914 Minas Gerais
Astolfo Dutra Nicácio 1914 1917 Minas Gerais
Sabino Alves Barroso Júnior 1917 1919 Minas Gerais
Astolfo Dutra Nicácio 1919 1920 Minas Gerais
Júlio Bueno Brandão 1920 1921 Minas Gerais
Arnolfo Rodrigues de Azevedo 1921 1927 São Paulo
Sebastião de Rego Barros 1927 1930 Pernambuco
Vacant 1930 1933
Antônio Carlos Ribeiro de Andrada 1933 1937 Minas Gerais
Pedro Aleixo 1937 1937 Minas Gerais
Vacant 1937 1946
Honório Fernandes Monteiro 1946 1947 São Paulo
Samuel Vital Duarte 1947 1949 Paraiba
Carlos Cirilo Júnior 1949 1951 São Paulo
Nereu de Oliveira Ramos 1951 1955 Santa Catarina
Carlos Luz 1955 1955 Minas Gerais
José Antônío Flores da Cunha 1955 1956 Rio Grande do Sul
Ulysses Guimarães 1956 1958 São Paulo
Pascoal Ranieri Mazzilli 1958 1965 São Paulo
Olavo Bilac Pereira Pinto 1965 1966 Minas Gerais
Adauto Lúcio Cardoso 1966 1966 Guanabara
João Batista Ramos 1966 1968 São Paulo
José Bonifácio Lafayette de Andrada 1968 1970 Minas Gerais
Geraldo Freire da Silva 1970 1971 Minas Gerais
Ernesto Pereira Lopes 1971 1973 São Paulo
Flávio Portela Marcilio 1973 1975 Ceará
Célio de Oliveira Borja 1975 1977 Rio de Janeiro
Marco Antõnio de Oliveira Maciel 1977 1979 Pernambuco
Flávio Portela Marcílio 1979 1981 Ceará
Nelson Marchesan 1981 1983 Rio Grande do Sul
Flávio Portela Marcilio 1983 1985 Ceará
Ulysses Guimarães 1985 1989 São Paulo
Antônio Paes de Andrade 1989 1991 Ceará
Ibsen Valls Pinheiro 1991 1993 Rio Grande do Sul
Inocêncio Gomes de Oliveira 1993 1995 Pernambuco
Luís Eduardo Maron Magalhães 1995 1997 Bahia
Michel Elias Temer Lulia 1997 2001 São Paulo
Aécio Neves da Cunha 2001 2002 Minas Gerais
Efraim Morais 2002 2003 Paraíba
João Paulo Cunha 2003 2005 São Paulo
Severino José Cavalcanti Ferreira 2005 2005 Pernambuco
José Thomaz Nonô [pt] (acting) 2005 2005 Alagoas
José Aldo Rebelo Figueiredo 2005 2007 São Paulo
Arlindo Chinaglia 2007 2009 São Paulo
Michel Elias Temer Lulia 2009 2010 São Paulo
Marco Maia 2010 2013 Rio Grande do Sul
Henrique Eduardo Alves 2013 2015 Rio Grande do Norte
Eduardo Cunha 2015 2016 Rio de Janeiro
Waldir Maranhão (acting) 2016 2016 Maranhão
Rodrigo Maia 2016 Incumbent Rio de Janeiro

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