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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is Neves and the second is da Cunha.
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Aécio Neves
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Senator for Minas Gerais
In office
1 February 2011 – 1 February 2019
National President of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party
In office
18 May 2013 – 18 May 2017
Preceded by Sérgio Guerra
Succeeded by Tasso Jereissati (Acting)
Governor of Minas Gerais
In office
1 January 2003 – 31 March 2010
Vice Governor Clésio Andrade (2003–07)
Antônio Anastasia (2007–10)
Preceded by Itamar Franco
Succeeded by Antônio Anastasia
President of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
14 February 2001 – 17 December 2002
Preceded by Michel Temer
Succeeded by João Paulo Cunha
Federal Deputy for Minas Gerais
Assumed office
1 February 2019
In office
1 February 1987 – 17 December 2002
Chair of the Chamber Foreign Affairs and National Defence Committee
Assumed office
12 March 2021
Preceded by Eduardo Bolsonaro
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Aécio Neves da Cunha

10 March 1960 (1960-03-10) (age 61)
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Political party PSDB (1988–present)
Other political
PMDB (1980–88)
  • Andréa Falcão
    (m. 1991; div. 1998)
  • Letícia Weber (m. 2013)
  • Gabriela (b. 1991)
  • Bernardo (b. 2014)
  • Júlia (b. 2014)
Alma mater Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais (B.Ec.)

Aécio Neves da Cunha ( born 10 March 1960) is a Brazilian economist, politician and former president of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB). He was the 17th Governor of Minas Gerais from 1 January 2003 to 31 March 2010, and is currently a member of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies. He lost in the runoff presidential election against Dilma Rousseff in 2014.

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