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Dr Jorge Fernando Branco de SAMPAIO

Dr Jorge Fernando Branco de SAMPAIO, Portuguese Member of the Council of State. Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry the Navigator; Grand Officer of the Order of the Infante D. Henrique, Pres, of Portugal.

Background

  • SAMPAIO, Dr Jorge Fernando Branco de was born on September 18, 1939 in Lisboa, Portugal. Parents: Antonio Arnaldo Carvalho Sampaio and Fernanda Bensaude Branco de Sampaio.

  • Education

    • University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law, Licenciate of Law, 1957-1961. Spoken languages: French, English.

    Career

    • Secretary of State for External Cooperation, 1975. Member of National Commission and National Secretariat of Socialist Party, 1979, re-elected 1988. Deputy, Assembly of the Republic, 1978-1983 and 1985-1989.

      Member, European Commission for Human Rights, 1979-1984. Vice-President. Parliamentary Socialist Group, 198687, then President 1987-1988. Secretary General PS, January 1989.

      Elected Mayor of Lisbon, since 1989. Member, Council of State. Advocate, Lisbon.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Socialist Party

    Membership

    Clubs: founder and President, Intervençào Socialista (New Way of Seeing Society).

    Connections

    • Spouse Maria José Rodrigues Rilta. Children: Vera Ritta, André Jorge.
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