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Tancredo Neves
Interim President of Brazil
In office[a]
March 15, 1985 â€“ April 21, 1985
Not inaugurated
Vice President José Sarney
Preceded by João Figueiredo
Succeeded by José Sarney
Prime Minister of Brazil
In office
September 8, 1961 â€“ July 21, 1962
President João Goulart
Preceded by Position re-established
The Viscount of Ouro Preto
as Prime Minister (1889)
Ranieri Mazzilli
as President (1961)
Succeeded by Brochado da Rocha
31st Governor of Minas Gerais
In office
March 15, 1983 â€“ August 14, 1984
Vice Governor Hélio Garcia
Preceded by Francelino Pereira
Succeeded by Hélio Garcia
Member of the Federal Senate
for Minas Gerais
In office
February 1, 1979 â€“ March 14, 1983
Preceded by Magalhães Pinto
Succeeded by Alfredo Campos
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
February 1, 1963 â€“ February 1, 1979
Constituency Minas Gerais
In office
February 1, 1951 â€“ February 1, 1955
Constituency Minas Gerais
Minister of Finance
In office
March 23, 1962 â€“ May 9, 1962
President João Goulart
Prime Minister Himself
Preceded by Walter Moreira Salles
Succeeded by Walter Moreira Salles
Minister of Justice and Interior Affairs
In office
September 8, 1961 â€“ October 12, 1961
President João Goulart
Prime Minister Himself
Preceded by José Martins Rodrigues
Succeeded by Alfredo Nasser
In office
June 26, 1953 â€“ August 24, 1954
President Getúlio Vargas
Preceded by Negrão de Lima
Succeeded by Miguel Seabra Fagundes
Personal details
Born Tancredo de Almeida Neves
(1910-03-04)March 4, 1910
São João del Rey, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Died April 21, 1985(1985-04-21) (aged 75)
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Political party Social Democratic Party
(1945–1965)
Brazilian Democratic Movement
(1965–1979)
Popular Party
(1980–1981)
Brazilian Democratic Movement Party
(1982–1985)
Spouse(s) Risoleta Guimarães Tolentino
Children 3
Alma mater UFMG School of Law
Religion Roman Catholicism

I have never made a friend from whom I could not separate, and I have never made an enemy that I could not approach.
Tancredo Neves