Lafer, Horacio

(1893–1965)
   Brazilian statesman. Born in São Paulo, Lafer belonged to the prominent KLABIN family and was associated with its industrial interests. A member of the Federal Chamber of Deputies for nearly thirty years, he served as finance minister (1951–8) and foreign minister (1959–61). Earlier, he founded the National Development Bank and served as the Brazilian governor of the World Bank.

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