|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
January 29, 2001 –December 31, 2002
|President||Fernando Henrique Cardoso|
|Preceded by||Luiz Felipe Lampreia|
|Succeeded by||Celso Amorim|
April 13, 1992 –October 2, 1992
|President||Fernando Collor de Mello|
|Preceded by||Francisco Rezek|
|Succeeded by||Fernando Henrique Cardoso|
|Minister of Development, Industry and Commerce|
January 1, 1999 –July 18, 1999
|President||Fernando Henrique Cardoso|
|Preceded by|| José Botafogo Gonçalves |
as Minister of Development, Industry and Tourism
|Succeeded by|| Clóvis de Barros Carvalho |
as Minister of Development, Industry and Trade
|5th Academic of the 14th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters|
December 1, 2006
|Preceded by||Miguel Reale|
|Born||August 7, 1941 79)(age|
|Residence||São Paulo, Brazil|
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