Eurídice Moreira is confirmed dead at the age of 81.
Eurídice was best known as a Brazilian politician.
Eurídice Moreira
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Paraíba
In office
1995–1998
Mayor of Itabaiana
In office
2005–2012
Preceded bySebastião Tavares de Oliveira (Babá)
Succeeded byAntônio Carlos
Personal details
Born(1939-03-05)March 5, 1939
Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
DiedJuly 1, 2020(2020-07-01) (aged 81)
João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil
Political partyBrazilian Labour Party (PTB)
Other political
affiliations
ProfessionPolitician, Professor
Eurídice Moreira da Silva (March 5, 1939 – July 1, 2020), better known simply as Eurídice Moreira or Dona Dida, was a Brazilian Politician and Professor from the state of Alagoas that represented the state of Paraíba.
Career
In 1994, she successfully decided to run for a sport at the Legislative Assembly of Paraíba. Her term lasted from 1995 to 1998.
In 1998, she attempted reelection as a State Deputy, but ultimately failed to secure enough votes for a new term.
In 2002, Moreira tried to reclaim her Legislative Assembly of Paraíba seat lost at the previous elections. Once again she wasn't able to secure enough votes in order to be elected.
In 2004, she was elected Mayor of Itabaiana. Her first tenure went from 2005 to 2008.
In 2008, she was reelected Mayor of Itabaiana. This time she remained in power between 2009 and 2012.
Personal life and death
Moreira was the widow of Aglair Silva, a politician who also hold the position of Mayor of Itabaiana. Her son José Sinval, also a politicians, is the incumbent Deputy mayor of Itabaiana.
On July 1st, 2020, Moreira died in João Pessoa at the age of 81 due to complications brought on by COVID-19.
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