Fernando Henrique Cardoso

1931 - Today

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Fernando Henrique Cardoso (Portuguese: [feʁˈnɐ̃dʊ ẽˈʁiki kaʁˈdozʊ] (listen); born 18 June 1931), also known by his initials FHC (Portuguese: [ɛfjaɡaˈse] (listen)), 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 660,960 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia. Fernando Henrique Cardoso is the 3,058th most popular politician (down from 2,656th in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Brazil (down from 48th in 2019) and the 9th most popular 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 3,058 out of 15,577Before him are Sancho II of Portugal, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Chiyou, Antonio José de Sucre, Nikolai Tikhonov, and Jacques Santer. After him are Alfonso I of Asturias, György Dózsa, David of Trebizond, Muhammadu Buhari, Robert I, Count of Artois, and Go of Balhae.

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Among people born in 1931, Fernando Henrique Cardoso ranks 53Before him are Lucia Bosè, Faten Hamama, David Lee, Richard Rorty, Nawal El Saadawi, and Jacques Demy. After him are Sofia Gubaidulina, Stanislav Grof, Ronald Dworkin, Ettore Scola, Riccardo Giacconi, and Ivan Rebroff.

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Among people born in Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso ranks 51 out of 2,067Before him are Roberto Carlos (1941), Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), Zito (1932), Neymar (1992), Dani Alves (1983), and Caetano Veloso (1942). After him are Gilberto Gil (1942), Cafu (1970), Kaká (1982), Machado de Assis (1839), Tostão (1947), and Vinicius de Moraes (1913).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso ranks 9Before him are Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Michel Temer (1940), Getúlio Vargas (1882), Maria II of Portugal (1819), and Juscelino Kubitschek (1902). After him are Zumbi (1655), Deodoro da Fonseca (1827), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), João Goulart (1918), Ernesto Geisel (1907), and Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948).

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