Brazil Timeline

Brazil Timeline
Important Brazilian people, dates and events
The first explorers of Brazil
Brazil declares its independence from Portugal
When the Brazilian monarchy was overthrown
Military coup in Brazil led by General Humberto Castello Branco
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    1500 22nd April: Pedro Alvares Cabral (1460-1526), Portuguese explorer and master of the Nina in the Columbus expedition of 1492, discovered Brazil and claimed it for Portugal  
         
    1540 Spanish conquistador Cabeza de Vaca appointed governor of the Brazilian province of Rio de la Plata  
         
    1550 African slaves were transported to Brazil to work sugar plantations  
         
    1624 The Dutch conquer Salvador  
         
    1636 November 17: The great Brazilian general Henrique Dias won a decisive battle against the Dutch  
         
    1661 August 6: Holland sold Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guildas  
         
    1763 The Brazilian capital was changed from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro  
         
    1789 Joaquim Jose da Silva Xavier led 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 Bonaparte  
         
    1822 September 7: Brazil declares its independence from Portugal  
         
    1822 1822-1889 Pedro I ruled Brazil starting the period of the Brazilian monarchy  
         
    1832 April 8: Charles Darwin began a trip through Rio de Janeiro  
         
    1888 May 13: Slavery was abolished in Brazil and more than 4 million slaves were freed  
         
    1889 November 15: Brazilian monarchy was overthrown and a republic was established  
         
    1931 October 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 one hundred years independence from Portugal  
         
    1964 April 2: Military coup in Brazil led by General Humberto Castello Branco
A military dictatorship ruled in Brazil until 1985
 
         
Brazil Timeline

Brazil Timeline
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