Aranha, Oswaldo Euclides de Souza

Born: 1894 AD
Died: 1960 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Brazilian
Categories: Diplomat, Politician

1894 - Born in Alegrete, State of Rio Grande do Sul. Brazilian diplomat and politician

1925 - Aranha started his public career as Mayor of his native town, and later on was elected representative in his State legislature.

1928 - He was also Federal representative for the State of Rio Grande do Sul and the Secretary of the Interior of the same state.

1930-1931 - Became the acting governor.

         - Mr. Aranha was chosen Minister of justice and Interior and Minister of Finance.

1934-1937 - He was majority leader of the Constituent Assembly and a member of the Commission which prepared the draft Constitution.

         - He was appointed Brazilian Ambassador to the United States.

1938 - He was Minister for External Relations.

1947-1948 - Was president of UN General Assembly.

1960 - He died in Rio de Janeiro.
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