Papaléo Paes is confirmed dead at the age of 67.
Papaléo was best known as a Brazilian politician.
Papaléo Paes
Papaléo Paes em 2015.jpg
Health Secretary of Amapá
In office
Mayor of Macapá
In office
Senator for Amapá
In office
Vice governor of Amapá
In office
Personal details
Born(1952-08-27)August 27, 1952
Belém, Pará, Brazil
DiedJune 25, 2020(2020-06-25) (aged 67)
Macapá, Amapá, Brazil
Political partyProgressistas (PP)
Other political
  • PRONA (1989–1991)
  • PSDB (1991–1999 and 2005–2013)
  • PTB (1999–2003)
  • PMDB (2003–2005)
Spouse(s)Josélia Martins Papaléo Paes
Alma materFederal University of Pará
ProfessionPolitician, Physician, Cardiologist
João Bosco Papaléo Paes (August 27, 1952 – June 25, 2020), better known simply as Papaléo Paes, was a Brazilian Politician and Physician from the state of Pará that represented the state of Amapá at national level.
Before pursuing a career in politics, Paes graduated as a Physician at the Federal University of Pará and later specialiazed in Cardiology in Rio de Janeiro.
He worked at the Hospital Geral de Macapá at a management level and in 1992 was appointed Health Secretary of Amapá.
In 1992, Paes was elected Mayor of Macapá and remained in charge between 1993 and 1996.
in 2000, he decided to run again at Macapá's mayoral election. This time however, he failed to secure enough votes in order to be elected.
In 2002, he was elected Senator representing the state of Amapá. His tenure lasted from 2003 to 2011.
In 2006, he ran at the Amapá state elections, but failed to secure enough votes in order to be elected Governor.
In 2014, Paes was elected Vice governor of Amapá. He kept his post from 2015 to 2018.
Personal life and death
Paes was married to Josélia Martins Papaléo Paes and had two daughters, Juliana and Jacyra.
On June 25, 2020, Paes died in Macapá at the age of 67 due complications brought on by COVID-19.
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