Jaques Wagner

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Jaques Wagner
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50th Governor of Bahia
In office
1 January 2007 – 1 January 2015
Vice Governor Edmundo Santos (2007–11)
Otto Alencar (2011–15)
Preceded by Paulo Souto
Succeeded by Rui Costa
Other positions
Chief of Staff of the Presidency
In office
2 October 2015 – 16 March 2016
President Dilma Rousseff
Preceded by Aloizio Mercadante
Succeeded by Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Minister of Defence
In office
1 January 2015 – 2 October 2015
President Dilma Rousseff
Preceded by Celso Amorim
Succeeded by Aldo Rebelo
Minister of Institutional Affairs
In office
20 July 2005 – 31 March 2006
President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Preceded by Aldo Rebelo
Succeeded by Tarso Genro
Minister of Labour and Employment
In office
1 January 2003 – 23 January 2004
President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Preceded by Paulo Jobim Filho
Succeeded by Ricardo Berzoini
Federal Deputy for Bahia
In office
1 February 1991 – 1 January 2003
Personal details
Born (1951-03-16) 16 March 1951 (age 67)
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Political party PT (Since 1980)
Spouse(s) Fátima Mendonça (m. 1990)
Alma mater Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (dropped out)
Nickname(s) Passivo (Passive)

Jaques Wagner[needs IPA] (born 16 March 1951) is a Brazilian politician who was Governor of Bahia from 2007 to 2015[1] and Minister of Defence[2] in 2015.

Wagner, whose parents were Jewish immigrants from Poland, was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1951. In his youth, he was a member of the Labor Zionist youth organization Habonim Dror. He was a founding member of the Workers' Party (PT), as well as the Central Única dos Trabalhadores (CUT), a union which has organized more than seven million members. He won reelection in the 2010 Bahia gubernatorial election.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ "Jaques Wagner (PT) lidera disputa pelo governo do estado" Archived 2009-12-23 at the Wayback Machine.. Datafolha. December 23, 2009. Retrieved on 2009-10-20. (in Portuguese)
  2. ^ "Jewish governor named Brazil's minister of defense". The Times of Israel. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Governador - Governo do Estado da Bahia". Governador da Bahia (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Jacques Wagner named Brazilian minister of defense". Haaretz. Haaretz. 27 December 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 

External links

  • Jaques Wagner - Candidato a reeleição - Governador da Bahia (in Portuguese)
  • Jaques Wagner (in Portuguese)
  • Reeleição Jaques Wagner (in Portuguese)
  • Jaques Wagner conversa com os internautas
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Political offices
Preceded by
Aldo Rebelo
Minister of Institutional Affairs
2005–2006
Succeeded by
Tarso Genro
Preceded by
Paulo Jobim Filho
Minister of Labour and Employment
2003–2004
Succeeded by
Ricardo Berzoini
Preceded by
Paulo Souto
Governor of Bahia
2007–2015
Succeeded by
Rui Costa
Preceded by
Celso Amorim
Minister of Defence
2015
Succeeded by
Aldo Rebelo
Preceded by
Aloizio Mercadante
Chief of Staff of the Presidency
2015–2016
Succeeded by
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
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