Rui Machete

Portuguese politician

Rui Manuel Parente Chancerelle de Machete (born 7 April 1940)[4] is a Portuguese politician and public servant. He was the Minister of Social Affairs from 1976 to 1979, Minister of Justice from 1983 to 1985, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defense in 1985, and Minister of State and Foreign Affairs from 2013 to 2015.[3] He was the leader of the Social Democratic Party in 1985.[4]

Rui Machete
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Rui Machete in 2014
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
24 July 2013[1] – 26 November 2015[2]
Prime MinisterPedro Passos Coelho
Preceded byPaulo Portas[1]
Succeeded byAugusto Santos Silva[2]
Personal details
Born (1940-04-07) 7 April 1940 (age 82)
Setúbal, Portugal[3]
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Alma materUniversity of Lisbon

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "NOVO GOVERNO: Rui Machete é ministro dos Negócios Estrangeiros" (in Portuguese). TVI 24. 23 July 2013. Retrieved 13 September 2018.[permanent dead link]
  2. 2.0 2.1 Marques, Christopher (24 November 2015). "António Costa indigitado: a lista dos novos ministros de Portugal" (in Portuguese). Radio and Television of Portugal. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Rui Machete". portugal.gov.pt (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 13 September 2018. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Rui Manuel Parente Chancerelle de Machete". psd.pt (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 13 September 2018. Retrieved 13 September 2018.