Eduardo Bolsonaro

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Eduardo Bolsonaro
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Federal Deputy for São Paulo
Assumed office
1 February 2015
Personal details
Born (1984-07-10) 10 July 1984 (age 34)
Resende, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Political party
  • PSL (2018–present)
  • PSC (2014–2018)
Parents Jair Bolsonaro
Rogéria Nantes Braga
Relatives Flávio Bolsonaro (brother)
Carlos Bolsonaro (brother)
Alma mater Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Occupation Federal Police officer
Lawyer
Website Official website

Eduardo Nantes Bolsonaro (born 10 July 1984) [1] is a Brazilian lawyer, federal police officer and politician. He is the third child of Jair Bolsonaro, the 38th President of Brazil.

Brazilians ethnic group or nationality

Brazilians are citizens of Brazil. A Brazilian can also be a person born abroad to a Brazilian parent or legal guardian as well as a persons who acquired Brazilian citizenship. Brazil is a multiethnic society, which means that it is home to people of many different ethnic origins. As a result, majority of Brazilians do not equate their nationality with their ethnicity, usually embracing and espousing both simultaneously.

Lawyer legal professional who helps clients and represents them in a court of law

A lawyer or attorney is a person who practices law, as an advocate, attorney, attorney at law, barrister, barrister-at-law, bar-at-law, civil law notary, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor at law, solicitor, chartered legal executive, or public servant preparing, interpreting and applying law, but not as a paralegal or charter executive secretary. Working as a lawyer involves the practical application of abstract legal theories and knowledge to solve specific individualized problems, or to advance the interests of those who hire lawyers to perform legal services.

Federal Police of Brazil police in Brazil

The Federal Police of Brazil is a federal law enforcement agency of Brazil and one of its three national police forces. The other two are the Federal Highway Police and the Federal Railroad/Railway Police. From 1944 to 1967 it was called the Federal Public Safety Department.

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He has been a member of the Chamber of Deputies since 2015, and is affiliated to the Social Liberal Party (PSL). [2] In 2018, he was re-elected to a second term as Federal Deputy, being the most voted lawmaker in Brazil's history after he received 1.8 million votes. [3]

Chamber of Deputies (Brazil) lower house of the National Congress of Brazil

The Chamber of Deputies is a federal legislative body and the lower house of the National Congress of Brazil. The chamber comprises 513 deputies, who are elected by proportional representation to serve four-year terms. The current President of the Chamber is the deputy Rodrigo Maia (DEM-RJ), who was elected in July 14, 2016 to serve for the remainder of the 2015–2016 term.

Social Liberal Party (Brazil) national-conservative political party in Brazil

The Social Liberal Party is a right-wing to far-right conservative political party in Brazil. Founded in 1994 as a social liberal party, the PSL was registered on the Superior Electoral Court in 1998.

History of Brazil aspect of history

The history of Brazil starts with indigenous people in Brazil. Europeans arrived in Brazil at the opening of the 16th century. The first European to colonize what is now the Federative Republic of Brazil on the continent of South America was Pedro Álvares Cabral (c.1467/1468-c.1520) on April 22, 1500 under the sponsorship of the Kingdom of Portugal. From the 16th to the early 19th century, Brazil was a colony and a part of the Portuguese Empire. The country expanded south along the coast and west along the Amazon and other inland rivers from the original 15 donatary captaincy colonies established on the northeast Atlantic coast east of the Tordesillas Line of 1494 that divided the Portuguese domain to the east from the Spanish domain to the west. The country's borders were only finalized in the early 20th century.

In February 2019, it was reported that Bolsonaro was joining The Movement. The European based organisation supports right-wing populism and was founded by former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. He is the representative for the group in South America. [4] [5]

The Movement is a Brussels-based far-right organization founded by Steve Bannon of the United States to promote right-wing populist groups in Europe that are opposed to the EU governments and political structures of Europe. The organization is expected to hire 10 full-time staff in Brussels before the European Parliament election in 2019. In January 2017, Mischaël Modrikamen, leader of the Belgian People's Party, officially registered the group.

Right-wing populism is a political ideology which combines right-wing politics and populist rhetoric and themes. The rhetoric often consists of anti-elitist sentiments, opposition to the Establishment and speaking for the common people.

Steve Bannon American media executive and former White House Chief Strategist for Donald Trump

Stephen Kevin Bannon is an American media executive, political figure, strategist, former investment banker, and the former executive chairman of Breitbart News. He served as White House Chief Strategist in the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump during the first seven months of Trump's term. He co-founded as vice-president the board of Cambridge Analytica, the data-analytics firm of the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal.

Personal life

His brothers are Flávio Bolsonaro, a member of the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro since 2003, and Carlos Bolsonaro, a member of the Rio de Janeiro City Council since 2001.

Flávio Bolsonaro Brazilian politician from Rio de Janeiro

Flávio Nantes Bolsonaro is a Brazilian lawyer, entrepreneur and politician, who is the eldest child of Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro.

Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro legislative assembly of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro is the unicameral legislature of Rio de Janeiro state in Brazil. It has 70 state deputies elected by proportional representation.

Carlos Nantes Bolsonaro is a Brazilian politician and the second son of the 38th President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro.

Eduardo Bolsonaro with his father and U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office, 19 March 2019 Encontro com o Senhor Donald Trump, Presidente dos Estados Unidos da America (47369760072).jpg
Eduardo Bolsonaro with his father and U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office, 19 March 2019

Electoral results

YearCandidacy (Party)Votes (#)Result
2014 Federal Deputy for São Paulo (PSC)82,224 (#64)Elected [6]
2018 Federal Deputy for São Paulo (PSL)
2nd term in a row
1,843,735 (#1)Elected [7]

Awards

In 2015, Eduardo Bolsonaro ranked first in the category "Combating Corruption and Organized Crime" of the Focus Awards 2015. Bolsonaro had 16,769 votes, more than 10 thousand ahead of the second place. [8]

In 2017, Eduardo Bolsonaro ranked first in the category of "Best Deputy" of the Focus Awards 2017. He had 55,256 votes, almost three times ahead of the second place. [9]

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