Renato Archer

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Renato Archer
Minister of Science and Technology
In office
March 15, 1985 – October 22, 1987
Preceded by
Succeeded by Luiz Henrique
Minister of Social Security
In office
October 27, 1987 – July 28, 1988
Preceded by Raphael Magalhães
Succeeded by Jader Barbalho
Personal details
Born (1922-07-10)July 10, 1922
São Luís, MA
Died June 20, 1996(1996-06-20) (aged 73)
São Paulo, SP
Political party PSDB
Occupation Politician
Profession naval officer

Renato Bayma Archer da Silva (July 10, 1922, São Luís – June 20, 1996, São Paulo) was a Brazilian naval officer and politician. The Centro de Pesquisas Renato Archer (CenPRA), a federal R&D center located in Campinas, state of São Paulo, is named in his honour.

As a politician, he served as a vice-governor and federal representative to the state of Maranhão. He was known for his strong defense of the Brazilian nuclear power program. He served also as minister of science and technology during José Sarney's government.

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