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João Soares (politician)

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Prime Minister  Antonio Costa
Political party  Socialist Party
Education  University of Lisbon
Succeeded by  Pedro Santana Lopes
Spouse  Annick Burhenne
Preceded by  Jorge Sampaio
Name  Joao Soares
Preceded by  Teresa Morais
Alma mater  University of Lisbon


Full Name  Joao Barroso Soares
Born  29 August 1949 (age 66) Lisbon (1949-08-29)
Role  Former Lord Mayor of Lisbon
Children  Maria Ines Soares, Maria Mafalda Soares, Jonas Soares, Lilah Soares, Mario Alberto Soares
Parents  Mario Soares, Maria Barroso
Grandparents  Joao Lopes Soares, Maria da Encarnacao Simoes, Elisa Nobre Baptista, Alfredo Jose Barroso
Similar People  Mario Soares, Maria Barroso, Maria Joao Abreu, Augusto Santos Silva, Antonio Costa

Joao soares


João Barroso Soares (born in São Cristóvão e São Lourenço, Lisbon, 29 August 1949) is a Portuguese editor and Socialist Party politician, who was President of the Municipality of Lisbon from 1995 to 2002.

João Soares (politician) Jornal O Alcoa Joo Soares visita Alcobaa

He is the son of the former Portuguese Prime Minister and President, Mário Soares, and the actress Maria Barroso. He was married to Maria Olímpia Soares (b. 1951), daughter of António Domingos de Oliveira Soares and wife Clotilde Soares, by whom he had three children: Maria Inês (b. 1976), Maria Mafalda (b. 1981) and Mário Alberto (b. 1987). Later divorced, he married the Belgian Annick Burhenne, by whom he had a son Jonas (b. 2003), named after Jonas Savimbi, of whom João Soares is an admirer, and a daughter Lilah (b. 2007).

João Soares (politician) Se o presidente do CCB no sair Joo Soares demiteo na segunda

He was member of the European Parliament and of the Portuguese State Council.

João Soares (politician) Joo Soares uma surpresa na Cultura com peso poltico PBLICO

In 2004, he lost to Manuel Alegre and José Sócrates a bid for the party leadership, and in October 2005 lost to Fernando Seara the election for President of the Municipality of Sintra. He also lost the election for president of the Municipality of Lisbon to Pedro Santana Lopes, in 2001, being the first mayor of Lisboa to lose a reelection.

João Soares (politician) Facebook Caso das bofetadas PSD chama Joo Soares ao Parlamento

In July 2008 he was elected President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. He was reelected for another one-year term in July 2009.

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During the United States elections, 2012, he acted as the special coordinator for the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) international electoral observer team.

In April 2016, in a Facebook post, João Soares, Minister of Culture, said that he looked forward to landing "salutary blows" on two newspaper columnists. The post attracted hundreds of critical comments from the public, opposition politicians and journalists. Mr Soares, resigned after Prime Minister António Costa reprimanded him and issued a public apology. He initially defended his comments as a response to an "insulting personal attack", but later apologised.

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João Soares (politician) Wikipedia


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