Pedro Collor de Mello

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Pedro Collor de Mello
Born Pedro Affonso Collor de Mello
(1952-12-14)December 14, 1952
Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
Died December 19, 1994(1994-12-19) (aged 42)
New York City, New York, United States
Nationality Brazilian
Occupation politician
Relatives Fernando Collor de Mello (brother)

Pedro Affonso Collor de Melo (14 December 1952 – 19 December 1994) was the brother of former Brazilian president Fernando Collor. Working for the Collor family's newspaper Gazeta de Alagoas, Pedro Collor gained prominence when he made a series of accusations against his brother, who was then president. The allegations include corruption, and drug use. Pedro Collor's revelations helped precipitate his brother's downfall in 1992. Pedro Collor died of brain cancer in 1994.

References[edit]

  • Veja >Interview in Portuguese to Veja magazine.
  • [1] >Interview in Portuguese, to Brazilian TV.