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Brazil

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Brazil was discovered on 22 April 1500 by the Portuguese Admiral Pedro Alvares Cabrai, and thus became a Portuguese settlement; in 1815 the colony was declared ‘a kingdom’, and it was proclaimed an independent Empire in 1822. The monarchy was overthrown in 1889 and a republic declared. Following a coup in 1964 the armed forces retained overall control until civilian government was restored on 15 March 1985.

República Federativa do Brasil

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Further Reading

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1989

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  • John Paxton

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