Tancredo Neves

Tancredo Neves

Born: March 4, 1910

Died: April 21, 1985

Nationality: Brazilian

Occupation: Politician

Biography: Tancredo de Almeida Neves, SFO more commonly Tancredo Neves was a Brazilian politician. He was born in São João del Rey, in the state of Minas Gerais, of mostly Portuguese, but also Austrian descent and graduated in law. The Neves family name comes from an Azorean great great grandfather. Tancredo Neves was a descendant of Amador Bueno, a noted paulista from the colonial Brazilian era.