Jackson Lago

Governor + Doctor + Politician
Born Nov 1, 1934

Jackson Kléper Lago was a Brazilian physician and politician. He served as governor of Maranhão from January 1, 2007 to April 16, 2009, when the Brazilian Supreme Electoral Court repealed his term. Before being elected governor of Maranhão, Lago was the mayor of São Luís on three occasions (1989–1992, 1997–2000, and 2001–2002).… Read More

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1934 Birth Born in 1934.


1979 45 Years Old In 1979, he helped Leonel Brizola to found the Democratic Labour Party, of which he has always been a member, in Maranhão.


1989 55 Years Old In 1989, Lago was elected and assumed office as Mayor of São Luís for the first time.


1996 62 Years Old On 1996 he was elected by the second time and assumed office on January 1, 1997 for his second term.
2000 66 Years Old In 2000 he was re-elected and assumed office on January 1, 2001 for the third time. … Read More
2006 72 Years Old Lago was accused by the coalition of the defeated candidate of committing electoral crimes, such as abuse of power and buying votes, during the elections of 2006. … Read More
2009 75 Years Old On April 16, 2009, the STF in denying all appeals confirmed the repeal of both the Lago and Porto mandates. … Read More
2010 76 Years Old He lost the 2010 gubernatorial election overwhelmingly, taking third place with 19.5% of the vote, while Roseana was re-elected.
2011 77 Years Old Lago died of prostate cancer on April 4, 2011 in São Paulo at the age of 76. … Read More
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