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Itamar Franco
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33rd President of Brazil
In office
December 29, 1992 – December 31, 1994
Vice President Vacant
Preceded by Fernando Collor de Mello
Succeeded by Fernando Henrique Cardoso
21st Vice President of Brazil
In office
March 15, 1990 – December 29, 1992
President Fernando Collor
Preceded by José Sarney
Succeeded by Marco Maciel
Senator of Brazil
In office
February 1, 2011 – July 2, 2011
Constituency Minas Gerais
In office
November 16, 1986 – February 1, 1990
Constituency Minas Gerais
In office
February 1, 1975 – March 31,1986
Constituency Minas Gerais
36th Governor of Minas Gerais
In office
January 1, 1999 – January 1, 2003
Vice Governor Newton Cardoso
Preceded by Eduardo Azeredo
Succeeded by Aécio Neves
Mayor of Juiz de Fora
In office
January 31, 1973 – May 15, 1974
Preceded by Agostinho Pereira
Succeeded by Saulo Pinto Moreira
In office
January 1, 1967 – January 1, 1971
Preceded by Ademar de Andrade
Succeeded by Agostinho Pestana
Personal details
Itamar Augusto Cautiero Franco

(1930-06-28)June 28, 1930
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Died July 2, 2011(2011-07-02) (aged 81)
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Political party PTB (c. 1955–1964)
MDB (1964 – c. 1980)
PMDB (c. 1980–1986)
PL (1986–1989)
PRN (1989–1992)
PMDB (1992–2009)
PPS (2009–2011)
Spouse(s) Ana Elisa Junerus
(m. 1968–1971, divorced)
Children 2 daughters
Alma mater School of Engineering of Juiz de Fora
Profession Civil Engineer

Itamar Augusto Cautiero Franco (Portuguese pronunciation: [itɐˈmaʁ ˈfɾɐ̃ku]; June 28, 1930 – July 2, 2011) was a Brazilian politician. He was the President of Brazil from December 29, 1992, to December 31, 1994. During his long political career, Franco was also a Senator, Mayor, Ambassador, Governor and Vice President.

At the time of his death he was a Senator from Minas Gerais, having won the seat in the 2010 election.

Franco died at a hospital in São Paulo, São Paulo from complications from a stroke caused by leukemia, aged 81.

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