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Dilma Rousseff

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Dilma Vana Rousseff (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈdʒiwmɐ ˈvɐ̃nɐ ʁuˈsɛf(i)]; born 14 December 1947) is a Brazilian economist and politician who served as the 36th president of Brazil, holding the position from 2011 until her impeachment and removal from office on 31 August 2016. She is the first woman to have held the Brazilian presidency and had previously served as chief of staff to former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from 2005 to 2010.Rousseff was raised in an upper middle class household in Belo Horizonte. She became a socialist in her youth and after the 1964 coup d'état joined left-wing and Marxist urban guerrilla groups that fought against the military dictatorship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dilma Rousseff has received more than 3,859,334 page views. Her biography is available in 106 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 104 in 2019). Dilma Rousseff is the 816th most popular politician (up from 825th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Brazil 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 816 out of 15,577Before her are Ferdinand VII of Spain, Wilhelm Frick, Pedro I of Brazil, Justin Trudeau, Robert F. Kennedy, and Édouard Daladier. After her are Carol II of Romania, Liu Shaoqi, Feodor III of Russia, Tamar of Georgia, Galla Placidia, and Sigismund II Augustus.

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Among people born in 1947, Dilma Rousseff ranks 12Before her are David Bowie, Elton John, Brian May, Brian Johnson, James Hunt, and Florentino Pérez. After her are Mario Draghi, Josep Borrell, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, O. J. Simpson, and Michael Porter.

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Among people born in Brazil, Dilma Rousseff ranks 7 out of 2,067Before her are Pelé (1940), Paulo Coelho (1947), Garrincha (1933), Oscar Niemeyer (1907), Ayrton Senna (1960), and Jair Bolsonaro (1955). After her are Zico (1953), Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Rivellino (1946), Mário Zagallo (1931), and Jorge Amado (1912).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Dilma Rousseff ranks 2Before her are Jair Bolsonaro (1955). After her are Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Michel Temer (1940), Getúlio Vargas (1882), Maria II of Portugal (1819), Juscelino Kubitschek (1902), Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931), Zumbi (1655), Deodoro da Fonseca (1827), and Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897).

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