Rui Falcão

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Rui Falcão
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President of the Workers' Party
In office
29 April 2011 – 3 June 2017
Preceded by José Eduardo Dutra
Succeeded by Gleisi Hoffmann
State Deputy for São Paulo
In office
15 March 2007 – 15 March 2015
In office
Personal details
Born (1943-11-26) 26 November 1943 (age 73)
Pitangui, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Occupation Politician

Rui Falcão (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈʁuj fawˈkɐ̃w̃]; born in Pitangui, on 26 November 1943) is a Brazilian politician, the incumbent president of the Workers' Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores).[1] He also served as the President of the Workers' Party in 1994 and was elected again president of the party to the terms 2011-2013, 2013-2015 and 2015-2017. Preceded senator Gleisi Hoffmann, who took office in 3 June 2017.[2] He was the Secretary of Government[3] of São Paulo during Marta Suplicy's administration.


  1. ^ Viana, Francisco (22 September 2007). "Reações em cadeira" (in Portuguese). Terra. Retrieved 3 June 2017. 
  2. ^ Barbosa, Bernardo (3 June 2017). "Ré na Lava Jato, senadora Gleisi Hoffmann é eleita presidente do PT" (in Portuguese). Uol. Retrieved 3 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Despejo ameaça 2,5 mil família na zona leste de SP" (in Portuguese). Estadão. 15 July 2002. Retrieved 3 June 2017. 
Party political offices
Preceded by
José Eduardo Dutra
President of the Workers' Party
Succeeded by
Gleisi Hoffmann

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