In 1993, Fernando Henrique Cardoso was appointed the new Finance Minister of Brazil - a country that had had seven different currencies in the previous eight years to cope with inflation that had run at 3000 percent a year. The position was a political death sentence. But by 1995, he had become President of the Federative Republic of Brazil. Brazil is a land of sophisticated music and brutal golddigging, of the next global superpower and the last old-time coffee plantations. It is gloriously ungovernable, irrepressible and attractive. This is Cardoso's story and love song to his family, friends, and country.
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Fernando Henrique Cardoso, popularmente pelas iniciais “FHC”, nasceu
em 18 de junho de 1931 no Rio de Janeiro. Foi o 34° presidente do
Brasil, conhecido por criar o Plano Real ainda quando Ministro da
Fazenda do então presidente Itamar Franco entre os anos de 1993 e
1994. Descendente de 3 gerações de generais, FHC mudou-se aos oito
anos de idade com a família para São Paulo. Ele próprio também serviu
ao exército brasileiro no serviço inicial e...Veja todas as obras deste Autor.