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Dr Jorge Fernando Branco de SAMPAIO

Member of the Council of State

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.

Membership

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

Connections

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