Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Member of the Club de Madrid, wins Kluge Prize

Cardoso has won this US$ 1 million prize because “his scholarly analysis of the social structures of government, the economy and race relations in Brazil laid the intellectual groundwork for his leadership as president in the transformation of Brazil from a military dictatorship with high inflation into a vibrant, more inclusive democracy with strong economic growth”.

When: July 10 in the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington DC.

Cardoso is the first prize recipient whose work spans the fields of sociology, political science, and economics.

Further information in the Library of Congress website