Eliseu Padilha

Eliseu Padilha
Personal details
Born Eliseu Lemos Padilha
(1945-12-23) December 23, 1945
Canela, Rio Grande do Sul
Nationality Brazilian
Political party PMDB
Profession Politician, Lawyer
Website Eliseu Padilha' site

Eliseu Lemos Padilha (born December 23, 1945) is a Brazilian lawyer and politician, who was appointed by Dilma Rousseff as the Chief-Minister of the Brazilian Civil Aeronautics Government Department. He was in office from January 1, 2015 to December 1, 2015.[1] He has also served as Chief-Minister of Transport and Infrastructure between 1997 and 2001 (appointed by Fernando Henrique Cardoso) and four terms as Federal Congressman of the State of Rio Grande do Sul, his birthplace. He is one of the only ministers in Brazilian history to have resigned from a ministerial office because of his divergent position from Dilma's government policies.


Political offices
Preceded by
Eva Chiavon
Chief of Staff of the Presidency
Most recent
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