Aureliano Chaves

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Aureliano Chaves
Aureliano Chaves (1982).jpg
Aureliano Chaves (1982)
Minister of Mines and Energy
In office
March 15, 1985 – December 22, 1985
President José Sarney
Preceded by César Cals
Succeeded by Iris Rezende
Vice President of Brazil
In office
March 15, 1979 – March 15, 1985
President João Figueiredo
Preceded by Adalberto Pereira dos Santos
Succeeded by José Sarney
Governor of Minas Gerais
In office
March 15, 1975 – July 5, 1978
Vice Governor Levindo Ozanam Coelho
Preceded by Rondon Pacheco
Succeeded by Levindo Ozanam Coelho
Member of the Chamber of Deputies from Minas Gerais
In office
1966–1974
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Minas Gerais
In office
1958–1966
Personal details
Born 13 January 1929
Três Pontas, Brazil
Died 30 April 2003
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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