Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales

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4th President of Brazil
In office
15 November 1898 – 15 November 1902
Vice President Rosa e Silva
Preceded by Prudente de Morais
Succeeded by Rodrigues Alves
Member of the Federal Senate
In office
3 May 1911 – 28 June 1913
Constituency São Paulo
In office
3 May 1891 – 31 March 1896
Constituency São Paulo
Governor of the State of São Paulo
In office
1 May 1896 – 31 October 1897
Vice Governor Peixoto Gomide
Preceded by Peixoto Gomide
Succeeded by Peixoto Gomide
Minister of Justice
In office
18 November 1889 – 22 January 1891
President Deodoro da Fonseca
Preceded by Ruy Barbosa
Succeeded by Baron of Lucena
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
3 May 1885 – 15 November 1889
Constituency São Paulo
Personal details
Born (1841-02-15)15 February 1841
Campinas, São Paulo, Empire of Brazil
Died 28 June 1913(1913-06-28) (aged 72)
Santos, São Paulo, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Political party Republican Party of São Paulo

Dr. Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales (Portuguese pronunciation: [manuˈew feˈʁas di ˈkɐpus ˈsalis]; 15 February 1841 – 28 June 1913) was a Brazilian lawyer, coffee farmer and politician. He served as a provincial deputy three times, general-deputy once, and also as minister of justice (1889-1891), senator and governor of São Paulo (1896–1897). The pinnacle of his political career was his election as president of Brazil, an office he held between 1898 and 1902. Austere financial reforms were adopted during his tenure.

Tomb of Campos Sales in Consolação Cemetery, São Paulo.
Political offices
Preceded by
Prudente José de Morais Barros
President of Brazil
Succeeded by
Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves
Government offices
Preceded by
Bernardino José de Campos Júnior
President of São Paulo
Succeeded by
Fernando Prestes de Albuquerque as President

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