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Leonel Brizola

1922 - 2004

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Leonel de Moura Brizola (22 January 1922 – 21 June 2004) was a Brazilian politician. Launched into politics by Brazilian president Getúlio Vargas in the 1930–1950s, Brizola was the only politician to serve as elected governor of two Brazilian states. An engineer by training, Brizola organized the youth wing of the Brazilian Labour Party and served as state representative for Rio Grande do Sul and mayor of its capital, Porto Alegre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonel Brizola has received more than 155,009 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Leonel Brizola is the 13,337th most popular politician (down from 11,600th in 2019), the 445th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 402nd in 2019) and the 63rd most popular Brazilian Politician.

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Among politicians, Leonel Brizola ranks 13,337 out of 15,577Before him are Miguel Barragán, Mahmoud Jibril, Jean Asselborn, Constantine, Carlos P. Garcia, and Émile Derlin Zinsou. After him are Isaías Medina Angarita, José Bové, Hywel Dda, José Fernando de Abascal y Sousa, Martín Miguel de Güemes, and Cornelio Saavedra.

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Among people born in 1922, Leonel Brizola ranks 266Before him are Félix Loustau, Léopold Anoul, Július Torma, William Gaddis, Sabino Barinaga, and Bob Anderson. After him are Karl-Erik Nilsson, Stellan Nilsson, José Luis López Vázquez, Agustina Bessa-Luís, Juhan Smuul, and Rory Calhoun. Among people deceased in 2004, Leonel Brizola ranks 181Before him are Jacek Kuroń, Delfín Benítez Cáceres, Eugenio Garin, Ljubiša Spajić, Claude Nougaro, and José Omar Pastoriza. After him are Klara Rumyanova, Michel Colombier, Virginia Grey, Ehrenfried Patzel, O. W. Fischer, and Karel Kachyňa.

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Among people born in Brazil, Leonel Brizola ranks 445 out of 2,067Before him are Paulo Maluf (1931), Daishiro Yoshimura (1947), Michel Teló (1981), Mengálvio Pedro Figueiró (1939), Luiz Adriano (1987), and Roberto Emílio da Cunha (1912). After him are Giovanna Antonelli (1976), Manuel Bandeira (1886), Paulo Sérgio (1969), Zezé Procópio (1913), Rachel de Queiroz (1910), and Chico Landi (1907).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Leonel Brizola ranks 63Before him are Carlos María de Alvear (1789), José Serra (1942), Augusto Tasso Fragoso (1869), Cecília Meireles (1901), Marina Silva (1958), and Paulo Maluf (1931). After him are Josué de Castro (1908), Augusto Hamann Rademaker Grünewald (1905), Ricardo Teixeira (1947), Pedro Diniz (1970), Fernando Haddad (1963), and Celso Amorim (1942).