Brazil History Timeline & Facts

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Brazil History Timeline & Facts

The Brazil History Timeline & Facts is full of interesting facts and history about the bygone times of  the Brazil Nation. A clear and concise list of dates, history and events in chronological order. The Brazil History Timeline & Facts outlines and records all of the critical and major incidents in the history of the nation. History, Dates, Kings, Leaders and Wars are all mentioned in the Brazil History Timeline & Facts. The Brazil History Timeline & Facts provides a brief and interesting historical record of facts about different events in history.


 

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1500 22nd April - Pedro Alvares Cabral (1460-1526), Portuguese explorer and master of the Nina in 1492, discovered Brazil and claimed it for Portugal
1540 Spanish conquistador Cabeza de Vaca was appointed governor of the Brazilian province of Rio de la Plata
1550 African slaves were shipped to Brazil to work sugar plantations
1624 The Dutch conquered Salvador
1636 Nov 17 - Brazilian general Henrique Dias won a decisive battle against the Dutch
1661 Aug 6, Holland sold Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders
1763 The Brazilian capital was changed from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro
1789 Joaquim Jose da Silva Xavier launched the first Brazilian rebellion against Portugal
1792 Jose da Silva Xavier was hung, drawn and quartered by the Portuguese
1810 Overthrow of the king of Spain by Napoleon
1822 Sep 7, Brazil declared its independence from Portugal
1822-1889 Pedro I ruled Brazil starting the period of the Brazilian monarchy
1832 Apr 8, Charles Darwin began a trip through Rio de Janeiro
1888 May 13, Slavery was abolished in Brazil and 4 million slaves were freed
1889 Nov 15, Brazilian monarchy was overthrown and a republic was established
1931 Oct 12, The 98-foot statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro was unveiled on the top of Corcovado Mountain as a Brazilian monument to 100 years of independence from Portugal
 The statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeirowas designed by Brazilian artist Carlos Oswald and French sculptor Paul Landowski
1964 Apr 2, A military coup in Brazil led by Gen. Humberto Castello Branco
1964-1985 A military dictatorship ruled over Brazil.

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