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|50th Governor of Bahia|
1 January 2007 – 1 January 2015
|Preceded by||Paulo Souto|
|Succeeded by||Rui Costa|
16 March 1951 |
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Political party||Workers' Party|
|Alma mater||Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (dropped out)|
Wagner, whose parents were Jewish immigrants from Poland, was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1951. In his youth, he was a member of the Labor Zionist youth organization Habonim Dror. He was a founding member of the Workers' Party (PT), as well as the Central Única dos Trabalhadores (CUT), a union which has organized more than seven million members. He won reelection in the 2010 Bahia gubernatorial election.
- "Jaques Wagner (PT) lidera disputa pelo governo do estado". Datafolha. December 23, 2009. Retrieved on 2009-10-20. (Portuguese)
- "Jewish governor named Brazil’s minister of defense". The Times of Israel. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
- "Governador - Governo do Estado da Bahia". Governador da Bahia (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
- "Jacques Wagner named Brazilian minister of defense". Haaretz. Haaretz. 27 December 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
- Jaques Wagner - Candidato a reeleição - Governador da Bahia (Portuguese)
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- Jaques Wagner conversa com os internautas
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