Gilberto Mestrinho

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Amazonino Mendes
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Mestrinho in 2003
32nd, 40th, 43rd Governor of Amazonas
In office
March 15, 1991 – January 1, 1995
Preceded byVivaldo Frota
Succeeded byAmazonino Mendes
In office
March 15, 1983 – March 15, 1987
Preceded byPaulo Pinto Nery
Succeeded byAmazonino Mendes
In office
March 25, 1959 – March 25, 1963
Preceded byPlínio Ramos Coelho
Succeeded byPlínio Ramos Coelho
Personal details
BornFebruary 23, 1928
Manaus, Amazonas
DiedJuly 19, 2009
Manaus, Amazonas
Political partyBrazilian Democratic Movement Party

Gilberto Mestrinho de Medeiros Raposo (February 23, 1928 – July 19, 2009) was a Brazilian politician.[1] Mestrinho served as the Governor of the state of Amazonas on three separate occasions.[1] His first term as Governor was from 1959 until 1963. His second term in office lasted from 1983 to 1987, while his third term as Governor of Amazonas extended from 1991 until 1995.

Mestrinho also served as the Mayor of Manaus from 1956 until 1958[1] and a Senator in the Brazilian Senate during his political career.[1]

Gilberto Mestrinho died of lung cancer at the Hospital Prontocord in Manaus, Brazil, on July 19, 2009, at the age of 81.[1] He had been hospitalized for the preceding 15 days due to his deteriorating health.[1] Mestrinho was survived by his wife, Maria Emília Mestrinho, and nine children.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Morre ex-senador Gilberto Mestrinho". G1. Organizações Globo. 2009-07-19. Retrieved 2009-08-08.
Political offices
Preceded by
Vivaldo Frota
Governor of Amazonas
1991–1995
Succeeded by
Amazonino Mendes
Preceded by
Paulo Pinto Nery
Governor of Amazonas
1983–1987
Succeeded by
Amazonino Mendes
Preceded by
Plínio Ramos Coelho
Governor of Amazonas
1959–1963
Succeeded by
Plínio Ramos Coelho