Aureliano Chaves

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Aureliano Chaves
Aureliano Chaves (1982).jpg
Aureliano Chaves (1982)
19th Vice President of Brazil
In office
March 15, 1979 – March 14, 1985
PresidentJoão Figueiredo
Preceded byAdalberto Pereira dos Santos
Succeeded byJosé Sarney
Minister of Mines and Energy
In office
March 15, 1985 – December 22, 1988
PresidentJosé Sarney
Preceded byCésar Cals
Succeeded byIris Rezende
29th Governor of Minas Gerais
In office
March 15, 1975 – July 5, 1978
Vice GovernorLevindo Ozanam Coelho
Preceded byRondon Pacheco
Succeeded byLevindo Ozanam Coelho
Federal Deputy for Minas Gerais
In office
February 1, 1967 – February 1, 1975
State Deputy of Minas Gerais
In office
February 1, 1959 – February 1, 1967
Personal details
Born13 January 1929
Três Pontas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Died30 April 2003 (aged 74)
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Political partyUDN (Until 1966)
ARENA (1966–1979)
PSD (1979–1985)
PFL (Since 1985)
Spouse(s)Vivi Chaves

Aureliano Chaves (January 13, 1929 – April 30, 2003) was a Brazilian politician.

Born in Três Pontas, state of Minas Gerais, he was a Representative of this state in the Chamber of Deputies in 1967 from the ARENA party. He was selected as the governor of Minas Gerais state from 1975 to 1978 and was elected vice-president in 1979 under João Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo. He acted as president during Figueiredo's health crisis in 1981 and 1983.

After the democratization of Brazil, he ran unsuccessfully for the presidency of Brazil. After the elections of 1989 he retired from politics.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Adalberto Pereira dos Santos
Vice President of Brazil
1979–1985
Succeeded by
José Sarney