Fernando Henrique Cardoso

1931 - Today

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Fernando Henrique Cardoso (Portuguese: [feʁˈnɐ̃dʊ ẽˈʁiki kaʁˈdozʊ]; born 18 June 1931), also known by his initials FHC ([ɛfjaɡaˈse]), is a Brazilian sociologist, professor and politician who served as the 34th president of Brazil from 1 January 1995 to 31 December 2002. He was the first Brazilian president to be reelected for a subsequent term. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fernando Henrique Cardoso has received more than 605,882 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Fernando Henrique Cardoso is the 2,660th most popular politician (up from 2,779th in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 52nd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Brazilian Politician.

Fernando Henrique Cardoso was the president of Brazil from 1995 to 2003. He is most famous for his social policies and economic reforms.

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Among politicians, Fernando Henrique Cardoso ranks 2,660 out of 15,710Before him are Paul Blobel, Tetricus I, Vladimir Ivashko, Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf, Stanislav Shushkevich, and Alassane Ouattara. After him are Ahmed Sékou Touré, Joseph Kasa-Vubu, Gisela of Hungary, Irene of Hungary, Æthelberht, King of Wessex, and Frederick Augustus II of Saxony.

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Among people born in 1931, Fernando Henrique Cardoso ranks 44Before him are Monica Vitti, Johannes Rau, James Earl Jones, Khieu Samphan, Riccardo Giacconi, and Don King. After him are Michael Lonsdale, Ettore Scola, Faten Hamama, James Cronin, Ronald Dworkin, and Arata Isozaki.

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Among people born in Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso ranks 48 out of 1,947Before him are Rivaldo (1972), Zito (1932), Juscelino Kubitschek (1902), Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930), Hebe Camargo (1929), and Bebeto (1964). After him are Machado de Assis (1839), José Altafini (1938), Roberto Carlos (1941), Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), Ademir de Menezes (1922), and Nise da Silveira (1905).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso ranks 10Before him are Michel Temer (1940), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Getúlio Vargas (1882), Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948), Maria II of Portugal (1819), and Juscelino Kubitschek (1902). After him are Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), Zumbi (1655), João Goulart (1918), Deodoro da Fonseca (1827), Itamar Franco (1930), and Ernesto Geisel (1907).

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