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About José Serra
José Serra (Portuguese pronunciation: ʒuˈzɛ ˈsɛʁɐ; born March 19, 1942 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian politician, former secretary of state, congressman, senator, minister of Planning and Minister of Health, mayor of São Paulo and current Governor of São Paulo state.Born in 1942 to Italian parents, Francesco Serra and Serafina Chirico, Serra interrupted his studies in engineering at age 22 and left the country in 1964, after the coup that established the military dictatorship era in Brazil. Serra had come to the attention of the authorities having served as President of the National Student Union União Nacional dos Estudantes (UNE), while he was a 4th year engineering student at the Escola Politécnica of the University of São Paulo. He was in exile from 1964 to 1978 in Chile, Argentina, and the United States. In Chile Jose Serra did his masters in Economics and taught Economics at the University. There he also married Monica Allende (1967), then a top ballerina at the National Ballet of Chile. They had two children, Veronica (1969) and Luciano (1973). In the United States Jose Serra did his Ph. D. in Economics at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) and later spent 2 years at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ. On returning to Brazil after the political amnesty in 1978, Serra lectured economics at the University of Campinas, did research for Cebrap, and wrote for the newspaper Folha de S. Paulo.

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1. Manoel Luís Osorio 121184
2. Duque de Caxias 116291
3. Padre Cícero 96807
4. Chico Xavier 92255
5. José Serra 88347
6. Divaldo Pereira Fra 76524
7. Lula da Silva 71388
8. Castelo Branco 56841
9. Fernando Henrique C 48029
10. Dom Pedro II 43859

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18. Duque de Caxias 116291
19. John Paul II 103458
20. Padre Cícero 96807
21. Chico Xavier 92255
22. José Serra 88347
23. A. R. Ghassemlou 85936
24. Mansoor Naderi 84747
25. M.G. Ramachandran 84174
26. Osman Pamukoğlu 76604

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