Jose Socrates

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Person.png Jose Socrates  Rdf-icon.png
Born José Sócrates Carvalho Pinto de Sousa
Alijó, Portugal
Nationality Portuguese
Alma mater Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Lusíada University, Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon, Independente University, University Institute of Lisbon
Children José Miguel Eduardo
Spouse Sofia Costa Pinto Fava
Party Social Democratic Party,  Socialist Party

Flag of Portuguese Prime-Minister.svg Prime Minister of Portugal Wikipedia-icon.png

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

Employment.png Secretary-General of the Socialist Party

In office
24 September 2004 - 23 July 2011
Preceded by Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues
Succeeded by António José Seguro

Employment.png Minister of Social Infrastructure

In office
23 January 2002 - 6 April 2002
Preceded by Eduardo 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 2004 - 6 June 2004Stresa


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