Jair Bolsonaro

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Jair Messias Bolsonaro (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʒaˈiʁ meˈsi.ɐz bowsoˈnaɾu]; born 21 March 1955) is a Brazilian politician and retired military officer who served as the 38th president of Brazil from 2019 to 2023. He previously served as member of Brazil's Chamber of Deputies from 1991 to 2018. Bolsonaro began serving in the Brazilian Army in 1973 and graduated from the Military Academy of Agulhas Negras in 1977. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jair Bolsonaro has received more than 9,535,163 page views. His biography is available in 123 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 116 in 2019). Jair Bolsonaro is the 723rd most popular politician (down from 707th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 6th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Brazilian Politician.

Jair Bolsonaro is a Brazilian politician who has been a member of the Brazilian Social Liberal Party since 1990. He was elected to the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies in 1991 and served as a congressman for Rio de Janeiro from 1991 to 1994, from 1995 to 1999, and from 2003 to 2007. In 1998, he was elected to the Federal Senate and served until 2018. In 2018, he was elected president of Brazil.

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Among politicians, Jair Bolsonaro ranks 723 out of 19,576Before him are Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, Louis Antoine de Saint-Just, Sigismund II Augustus, Pedro I of Brazil, Peter I of Serbia, and Ion Antonescu. After him are Justin Trudeau, Edvard Beneš, Alexander Kerensky, Charles IX of Sweden, John III of Sweden, and Ptolemy IV Philopator.

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Among people born in 1955, Jair Bolsonaro ranks 8Before him are Bill Gates, Bruce Willis, Nicolas Sarkozy, Rowan Atkinson, Michel Platini, and Tim Berners-Lee. After him are Koji Tanaka, Kevin Costner, Alain Prost, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Ornella Muti, and Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro ranks 11 out of 2,236Before him are Mário Zagallo (1931), Ronaldo (1976), Oscar Niemeyer (1907), Zico (1953), Ayrton Senna (1960), and Dilma Rousseff (1947). After him are Jairzinho (1944), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Rivellino (1946), Carlos Alberto Torres (1944), Sócrates (1954), and Didi (1928).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro ranks 3Before him are Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), and Dilma Rousseff (1947). After him are 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).