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da Silva, Luis Inacio Lula

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Born: 1945 AD
Currently alive, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: Brazilian
Categories: Labor Leader, Politician

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1945 - Born Luiz Inácio da Silva on 27th of October.

 

1956 - His family relocated to the city of São Paulo, which offered greater opportunities.

 

1957 - His professional life began at age 12 as a shoeshine boy and street vendor.

 

1959 - At the age 14 he got his first formal job in a copper processing factory.

 

1964 - At age 19, he lost a finger in an accident while working as a press operator in an automobile parts factory.

 

1969 - Married Maria de Lourdes, who died together with their son while giving birth.

 

1974 - He re-married to Marisa, with whom he had three sons.

 

2003 - Lula was elected as President of Brazil and took office on 1st of January.

 

2006 - On 29th of October, Lula was re-elected as President of Brazil until January 1, 2011.

 

 

 


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