Hermes Lima (born Livramento de Nossa Senhora, 22 December 1902; died Rio de Janeiro, 10 October 1978) was a former Prime Minister of Brazil, jurist, and winner of the 1975 Prêmio Machado de Assis.
He originally became an elected federal deputy of the National Democratic Union in 1945, but two years later co-founded and joined the Brazilian Socialist Party. Under João Goulart he served as Labor Minister and later as Prime Minister. He would go on to serve in the Brazilian Supreme Court before being forced into retirement by the military dictatorship in 1969.
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