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Celso de Mello
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Justice of the Supreme Federal Court
Assumed office
August 17, 1989
Nominated by José Sarney
Preceded by Rafael Mayer
36th President of the Supreme Federal Court
In office
May 22, 1997 – May 27, 1999
Vice President Carlos Velloso
Preceded by Sepúlveda Pertence
Succeeded by Carlos Velloso
Personal details
Born November 1, 1945 (1945-11-01) (age 74)
Tatuí, São Paulo, Brazil
Spouse(s) Maria de Lourdes Campos de Mello
Children 2
Alma mater University of São Paulo

José Celso de Mello Filho (Tatuí, November 1, 1945), is a Brazilian jurist. He is the oldest member of the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil. He was nominated by President José Sarney in 1989.

He became the youngest President of the Court in 1997.

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