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Eduardo Campos
Governor of Pernambuco
In office
1 January 2007 – 4 April 2014
Vice Governor João Lyra Neto
Preceded by Mendonça Filho
Succeeded by João Lyra Neto
Minister of Science and Technology
In office
23 January 2004 – 18 July 2005
President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Preceded by Roberto Amaral
Succeeded by Sérgio Machado Rezende
Personal details
Born (1965-08-10)August 10, 1965
Recife, Brazil
Died August 13, 2014(2014-08-13) (aged 49)
Santos, Brazil
Political party Socialist Party
Alma mater Federal University of Pernambuco

Eduardo Henrique Accioly Campos (Recife, 10 August 1965 – Santos, 13 August 2014) was a Brazilian economist and politician. He was the Leader of the Brazilian Socialist Party – Partido Socialista Brasileiro (PSB). In April 2014, Eduardo Campos announced his name for the Brazilian Presidential election, naming Marina Silva as vice president.

He was a State Deputy, Federal Deputy, Secretary of Finance of Pernambuco and Minister of Science and Technology. He was the Governor of Pernambuco, between 2007 and 2014, and was, at the time of his death, the President of PSB.

Campos died in 13 August 2014 in an airplane crash at the coastal town of Santos (state of São Paulo).

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