João Goulart

João Goulart
24th President of Brazil
In office
8 September 1961 – 2 April 1964
Prime MinisterTancredo Neves (1961–62)
Brochado da Rocha (1962)
Hermes Lima (1962–63)
Vice PresidentNone
Preceded byRanieri Mazzilli
Succeeded byRanieri Mazzilli
14th Vice President of Brazil
In office
31 January 1956 – 7 September 1961
PresidentJuscelino Kubitschek (1956–61)
Jânio Quadros (Jan–Aug. 1961)
Preceded byCafé Filho
Succeeded byJosé Maria Alkmin
Minister of Labour, Industry and Trade
In office
18 June 1953 – 23 February 1954
PresidentGetúlio Vargas
Preceded byJosé de Segadas Viana
Succeeded byHugo de Araújo Faria
Federal Deputy for Rio Grande do Sul
In office
1 February 1951 – 1 February 1955
Leave: 1951–52, 1953–54
State Deputy of Rio Grande do Sul
In office
31 January 1947 – 31 January 1951
Personal details
João Belchior Marques Goulart

(1918-03-01)1 March 1918
São Borja, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Died6 December 1976(1976-12-06) (aged 58)
Mercedes, Corrientes, Argentina
Cause of deathHeart attack (official)[2]
Poisoning (theorized)[3]
Resting placeCemitério Jardim da Paz
São Borja, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil[1]
Political partyPTB (1946–66)
Maria Teresa Fontela
(m. 1955; his death 1976)
ChildrenJoão Vicente Goulart (b. 1956)
Denise Goulart (b. 1957)
ParentsVicente Rodrigues Goulart
Vicentina Marques Goulart

João Belchior Marques Goulart (gaúcho Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʒu.ɐ̃w bewˈki.ɔɾ ˈmarkis ɡuˈlaɾ], or [ˈʒwɐ̃w ˈbɛwkjɔʁ ˈmaʁkiʒ ɡuːˈlaʁ] in the standard Fluminense dialect; 1 March 1918 – 6 December 1976) was a Brazilian politician who served as the 24th President of Brazil until a military coup d'état deposed him on 1 April 1964. He is considered the last left-wing President of Brazil until Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva took office in 2003.[4]


João Goulart was nicknamed "Jango" ([ˈʒɐ̃ɡu]). The Jânio Quadros–João Goulart presidential bid was thus called "Jan–Jan" ([ʒɐ̃.ʒɐ̃], an amalgamation of Jânio and Jango).

His childhood nickname was "Janguinho" (little Jango), after an uncle named Jango. Years later, when he entered politics, he was supported and advised by Getúlio Vargas, and his friends and colleagues started to call him Jango.[citation needed]

His grandfather, Belchior Rodrigues Goulart, descended from Portuguese immigrants from the Azores who arrived in Rio Grande do Sul in the second half of the 18th century. There were at least three immigrants with the surname Govaert (latter adapted to Goulart or Gularte in Portuguese) of Flemish-Azorean origins in the group of first Azoreans established in the state.[citation needed]

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