Cristovam Buarque

Cristovam Buarque

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Cristovam Ricardo Cavalcanti Buarque (in standard orthography, Crist v o Ricardo Cavalcate Buarque; Portuguese pronunciation: Recife, February 20, 1944) is a Brazilian politician and university professor, member of Democratic Labour Party (PDT). He is married and has two children. Buarque graduated in mechanical engineering from the Federal University of Pernambuco (1966). At that time he engaged in student politics becoming a militant of the A o Popular, a group of the Leftist Progressive Church. After the 1964 coup, he was persecuted and took exile in France, where he earned a PhD in economics from Sorbonne (Paris), in 1973. He worked at Inter-American Bank of Development (IDB) in Ecuador, Honduras and the United States from 1973 to 79. He was the first elected rector, by direct vote, of the University of Brasilia in the wake of the military regime, governor of Distrito Federal, Minister of Education and currently senator, elected in a historic landslide. Author of ten books with several published articles. He worked as a consultant for several national and international bodies under the United Nations (UN).show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136745836
  • 9786136745831