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Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... The Elections and Parties Series Democracy Liberal democracy History of democracy Referenda Representative democracy Representation Voting Voting systems Elections Elections by country Elections by calender Electoral systems Politics Politics by country Political campaigns Political science Political philosophy Related topics Political parties Parties by country Parties by name Parties by ideology... Brazil is a federal republic with 26 states and a federal district (see: States of Brazil). ... This article lists political parties in Brazil. ... Brazil elects on the national level a head of state – the president – and a legislature. ... See also List of Presidents of Brazil The President of the Federal Republic of Brazil is the head of state and head of government of Brazil. ... This is a list of the Presidents of Brazil. ... Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (born October 6, 1945) is a left-wing Brazilian politician. ...

The Brazilian Labour Party (PTB) (Partido Trabalhista Brasileiro) is a right-wing political party based on clientelism that arose in Brazil in 1945 and today forms part of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's government. In politics, right-wing, the political right, or simply the right, are terms which refer, with no particular precision, to the segment of the political spectrum in opposition to left-wing politics. ... The Elections and Parties Series Democracy Representative democracy History of democracy Referenda Liberal democracy Representation Voting Voting systems Ideology Elections Elections by country Elections by calendar Electoral systems Politics Politics by country Political campaigns Political science Political philosophy Related topics Political parties Parties by country Parties by name Parties by... This article is about the system of organization called a political machine. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (born October 6, 1945) is a left-wing Brazilian politician. ...


The early days of the party were of much more prestige compared to nowadays, and showed many different characteristics from the ones observed in its present form. The party was founded by followers of former president Getúlio Dornelles Vargas. The PTB grew in the shadow of Vargas, the most important Brazilian politician of the 20th century. It was characterized by working-class support and some leftist policies. From 1945 to 1962 the PTB was the third force in Brazilian politics, after the Social Democratic Party (PSD) and the National Democratic Union (UDN), but became more popular than the UDN in the 1962 Congressional elections. In 1950, the PTB elected Getúlio Dornelles Vargas for his second term. Since the party was a close ally of the PSD, it remained in power when Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira of the PSD was elected president in 1955. Getúlio Dornelles Vargas (April 19, 1882 - August 24, 1954) was the president of Brazil from 1930 to 1945 and from 1950 to his suicide in 1954. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... The term working class is used to denote a social class. ... Leftism can refer to: Left-wing politics An album by Leftfield ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... There are a large number of political parties named the Social Democratic Party. ... National Democratic Union or União Democrática Nacional (UDN) was a political party that existed in Brazil between 1945 and 1965. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Getúlio Dornelles Vargas (April 19, 1882 - August 24, 1954) was the president of Brazil from 1930 to 1945 and from 1950 to his suicide in 1954. ... Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira (JK) (September 12, 1902-August 22, 1976) was a prominent Brazilian politician who was President of Brazil from 1956 to 1961. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Vargas committed suicide in 1954, and his heir João Goulart become the central figure in the party along with the populist Leonel Brizola. Goulart was elected vice-president in 1955 and 1960, becoming president in 1961 after the resignation of Jânio Quadros. The PTB was in power again, but Goulart was overthrown by a military coup d'état in 1964. Various PTB figures were removed from the National Congress of Brazil, and all political parties, including the PTB, were dissolved in 1965. 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... João Belchior Marques Goulart (March 1, 1918—December 6, 1976) was the last left-wing president of Brazil (1961–March 31, 1964) until the October 6, 2002 election of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. ... Leonel Brizola was a Brazilian politician (Passo Fundo, January 22nd 1922 — Rio de Janeiro, June 21st 2004). ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jânio da Silva Quadros (January 25, 1917—February 16, 1992) was a Brazilian politician who was briefly President of Brazil in 1961. ... A coup détat (pronounced /ku de ta/), or simply a coup, is the sudden overthrow of a government, usually done by a small group that just replaces the top power figures. ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Brazils bicameral National Congress (Portuguese: Congresso Nacional) consists of the Federal Senate and the Chamber of Deputies. ... 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ...


In 1981, the PTB came back to prominence when the military allowed political parties to form again. Ivete Vargas, niece of Getúlio Vargas, became the president of the party. In its current incarnation, the PTB is no longer a leftist party and has moved to the center.At this time a part of the party(The Center-Leftist) leaded by Leonel Brizola broke up with the party an founded the Center-Left party of Democratic Labour Party PDT. 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Leonel Brizola was a Brazilian politician (Passo Fundo, January 22nd 1922 — Rio de Janeiro, June 21st 2004). ... The Democratic Labour Party is a name used by many political parties: Australia - Democratic Labor Party Barbados - Democratic Labour Party Brazil - Democratic Labour Party South Korea - Democratic Labour Party Trinidad and Tobago - Democratic Labour Party (major party 1960-1976) United Kingdom - Democratic Labour Party West Indies Federation See also: List... PDT is a three letter acronym that may stand for: Democratic Labour Party (PDT) Political Party of Brazil Portable Data Terminal Pacific Daylight Time (UTC − 7), the same time as Mountain Standard Time photodynamic therapy Program Database Toolkit Peripheral Device Type of SCSI This page concerning a three-letter acronym...


At the last legislative elections, 6 October 2002, the party won 26 out of 513 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 3 out of 81 seats in the Senate. Today PTB participates in the coalition of the government of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. A legislature is a governmental deliberative body with the power to adopt laws. ... Brazil elects on the national level a head of state – the president – and a legislature. ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in Leap years). ... 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Brazilian Labour Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (471 words)
The former was a leftist political party that arose in 1945 supported by followers of Getúlio Vargas and later dissolved after 1964 military coup.
Since the party was a close ally of the PSD, it remained in power when Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira of the PSD was elected president in 1955.
Ivete Vargas, niece of Getúlio Vargas, became the president of the party.
History of Brazil: Information from Answers.com (1454 words)
Two of them were pro-Vargas – the Brazilian Labour Party to the left and in the Social Democratic Party to the center – and another anti-Vargas, the rightist National Democratic Union.
Between 1930-1964, as Brazilian populism itself guided changes in the structure of Brazil's economy (Vargas' policies indisputably promoted industrial growth), Vargas and his successors were forced to shift the makeup of particular kinds of class alliances reconciled by the state.
Vargas' dictatorship and the presidencies of his democratic successors marked different stages of the broader era of Brazilian populism (1930-1964), an era of economic nationalism, state-guided modernization, and import substitution trade policies.
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