Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s First Female President And First Impeachment

Born to a Bulgarian father and Brazilian mother in 1947, Dilma Rousseff’s initial foray into politics started in socialism and ended with a mugshot. At 20 years old, she joined a guerilla group to fight back against Brazil’s dictatorial regime. While under that rule, Rousseff was tortured and imprisoned for three years for “subversive behavior”…

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