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Osvaldo Aranha

Brazilian politician

Died when: 65 years 346 days (791 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius


Osvaldo Aranha

Osvaldo Euclides de Sousa Aranha (Portuguese pronunciation: [ozˈvawdu a.ˈɾɐ̃.ɲɐ], February 15, 1894 – January 27, 1960) was a Brazilian politician, diplomat and statesman, who came to national prominence in 1930 under Getúlio Vargas.

He is known in international politics for lobbying for the creation of the State of Israel as head of the Brazilian delegation to the UN and President of the UN General Assembly in 1947.

As head of the Brazilian delegation, he was President of the United Nations General Assembly in 1947 during the UNGA 181 vote on the United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine, in which he postponed the vote for three days to ensure its passage.For his efforts on Palestine, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1948.

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