Pedro Passos Coelho
- Category : Politics-Heads-of-state
- Type : GP
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Distraction 1
Portuguese politician and the 118th Prime Minister of Portugal, in office since 2011. He is also leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD). Passos Coelho started very early in politics, becoming the national leader of the youth branch of the PSD. A business manager by trade, he is head of government since 21 June 2011.
By 2010, in a context of sovereign default, he helped defeat the Socialist government under the leadership of José Sócrates when it tried to adopt a package of austerity measures in order to maintain economic stability, leading to a vote of no confidence that removed the government on 23 March 2011, and the general election of 5 June 2011.
He was married to Fátima Padinha, a former singer with the girl band Doce, by whom he has two daughters, Joana Padinha Passos Coelho (born 1988) and Catarina Padinha Passos Coelho (born 1993). He is now married to Laura Ferreira, a physiotherapy technician, born 1965 in Guinea-Bissau, by whom he has one daughter, Júlia Ferreira Passos Coelho (born 2007).