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Dilma Rousseff

President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff

Profession: President of Brazil

Nationality:
Brazil
Brazilian

Why Famous: Leader of the Workers Party and President of Brazil between 2011 and 2016.

Born: December 14, 1947
Birthplace: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Age: 73 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Historical Events

  • 2014-10-26 Dilma Rousseff is re-elected President of Brazil
  • 2016-03-17 Brazilian federal judge blocks swearing-in of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as Chief of Staff to President Dilma Rousseff, as part of "Car Wash" controversy
  • 2016-05-11 Brazilian senate votes to suspend President Dilma Rousseff and put her on trial for budgetary violations
  • 2016-05-12 Michel Temer, former vice-president, becomes Brazilian interim President after a vote to impeach Dilma Rousseff
  • 2016-08-31 Brazilian Senate votes to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, removing her from office

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