Alzira Soriano

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Alzira Soriano
Alzira Soriano 1929.jpg
Alzira Soriano in 1929
Mayor of Lajes
In office
1929–1930
Personal details
Born(1887-04-29)29 April 1887
Died28 May 1963(1963-05-28) (aged 76)
Children3

Luísa Alzira Teixeira Soriano was a Brazilian politician, and the mayor of Lajes in Brazil. In 1928, she became the first female mayor in Brazil and South America, at the age of 32. She was a widow and a mother of three daughters.[1][2][3][4][5]

References[edit]

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