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Michel Temer

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37th President of Brazil
Assumed office
31 August 2016
Preceded by Dilma Rousseff
24th Vice President of Brazil
In office
1 January 2011 – 31 August 2016
President Dilma Rousseff
Preceded by José Alencar
Succeeded by Position Vacant
President of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
2 February 2009 – 17 December 2010
Preceded by Arlindo Chinaglia
Succeeded by Marco Maia
In office
2 February 1997 – 14 February 2001
Preceded by Luís Eduardo Magalhaes
Succeeded by Aécio Neves
President of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party
In office
9 September 2001 – 5 April 2016
Preceded by Jader Barbalho
Succeeded by Romero Jucá
Personal details
Born
Michel Miguel Elias Temer Lulia

23 September 1940 (1940-09-23) (age 79)
Tietê, Brazil
Political party Brazilian Democratic Movement
Spouse(s) Maria de Toledo (divorced)
Neusa Popinigis (divorced)
Marcela Tedeschi (2003–present)
Children 6
Alma mater University of São Paulo
Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo
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Michel Miguel Elias Temer Lulia (born September 23, 1940), better known as Michel Temer, is the President of Brazil and Brazilian lawyer. He was the Vice President of Brazil from 1 January 2011 to 31 August 2016. He took office after become the running mate of Workers' Party candidate Dilma Rousseff in the 2010 election.

On 12 May 2016, he assumed the presidential powers and duties as Acting President of Brazil following the suspension of President Rousseff during her impeachment trial. He became President on 31 August 2016 after Rousseff was impeached by the Senate and removed from office. He will serve as President of Brazil until 1 January 2019.

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