Jose Socrates

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Person.png Jose Socrates  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
BornJosé Sócrates Carvalho Pinto de Sousa
Alijó, Portugal
Alma materPolytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Lusíada University, Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon, Independente University, University Institute of Lisbon
ChildrenJosé Miguel Eduardo
SpouseSofia Costa Pinto Fava
PartySocial Democratic Party,  Socialist Party

Employment.png Prime Minister of Portugal Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
12 March 2005 - 21 June 2011
Preceded byPedro M. Santana Lopes

Employment.png Secretary-General of the Socialist Party

In office
24 September 2004 - 23 July 2011
Preceded byEduardo Ferro Rodrigues
Succeeded byAntónio José Seguro

Employment.png Minister of Social Infrastructure

In office
23 January 2002 - 6 April 2002
Preceded byEduardo Ferro Rodrigues

Employment.png Minister of the Environment

In office
25 October 1999 - 6 April 2002

Employment.png Deputy Minister of the Prime Minister

In office
25 November 1997 - 25 October 1999

Criminal charges

On 21 November 2014 he was arrested in Lisbon, accused of corruption, tax evasion and money laundering, becoming the first ex-PM in the history of the country to be so accused. He was eventually released, but the investigation, known as Operation Marquis continued until his indictment in October 2017.


Event Participated in

Bilderberg/20043 June 20046 June 2004Italy
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