File photo of Brazil's President Dilma Roussef kissing Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer in Rio de Janeiro

 
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Brazil's President Dilma Roussef (top) kisses Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer during a meeting with artists and intellectuals when Rousseff was still a presidential candidate, in Rio de Janeiro, in this October 18, 2010 file photo. Niemeyer, a towering patriarch of modern architecture who shaped the look of modern Brazil and whose inventive, curved designs left their mark on cities worldwide, died late on December 5, 2012. He was 104. Niemeyer had been battling kidney ailments and pneumonia for nearly a month in a Rio de Janeiro hospital. His death was confirmed by a hospital spokesperson. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos/Files