Dilma Rousseff

1947 - Today

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Dilma Vana Rousseff (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈdʒiwmɐ ˈvɐ̃nɐ ʁuˈsɛf(i)]; born 14 December 1947) is a Brazilian economist and politician who has been the Chair of the New Development Bank since March 2023. Previously, she served as the 36th president of Brazil from 2011 until her impeachment and removal from office on 31 August 2016. She is the first woman to have held the Brazilian presidency. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dilma Rousseff has received more than 4,220,871 page views. Her biography is available in 110 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 106 in 2019). Dilma Rousseff is the 516th most popular politician (up from 809th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 7th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Brazilian Politician.

In 2011, Dilma Rousseff became the first woman to be elected president of Brazil. She was re-elected in 2014.

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Among politicians, Dilma Rousseff ranks 516 out of 19,576Before her are Yaroslav the Wise, Christian VII of Denmark, Alexios I Komnenos, James Monroe, Christina, Queen of Sweden, and Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor. After her are Margaret I of Denmark, Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem, Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor, Lucius Verus, Robert Schuman, and Louis I of Hungary.

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Among people born in 1947, Dilma Rousseff ranks 11Before her are Paulo Coelho, Stephen King, David Bowie, Elton John, David Letterman, and Brian Johnson. After her are Florentino Pérez, Brian May, Josep Borrell, Ali Abdullah Saleh, Salman Rushdie, and James Hunt.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Dilma Rousseff ranks 10 out of 2,236Before her are Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), Mário Zagallo (1931), Ronaldo (1976), Oscar Niemeyer (1907), Zico (1953), and Ayrton Senna (1960). After her are Jair Bolsonaro (1955), Jairzinho (1944), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Rivellino (1946), Carlos Alberto Torres (1944), and Sócrates (1954).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Dilma Rousseff ranks 2Before her are Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945). After her are Jair Bolsonaro (1955), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Getúlio Vargas (1882), Michel Temer (1940), Maria II of Portugal (1819), Juscelino Kubitschek (1902), Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931), Deodoro da Fonseca (1827), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), and João Goulart (1918).