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1915 in Brazil

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1915 in Brazil
Decades:  1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
See also:  Other events of 1915 Timeline of Brazilian history

Events in the year 1915 in Brazil.



  • President: Venceslau Brás
  • Vice President: Urbano Santos da Costa Araújo
  • Events

  • 6 August - Brazilian-born Bernardino Luís Machado Guimarães becomes President of Portugal.
  • Culture and the arts

  • 29 January - Heitor Villa-Lobos gives the first in a series of chamber concerts; one of the new works he introduces during this year is his Cello Concerto no 1.
  • Births

  • 5 January - Humberto Teixeira, musician (died 1979)
  • 15 January - Maria Lenk, swimmer (died 2007)
  • 20 April - Aurora Miranda, entertainer (died 2005)
  • 18 October - Grande Otelo, Afro-Brazilian scholar, artist, and politician, real name Bernardes de Souza Prata (died 1993)
  • Deaths

  • 18 January - Bernardino José de Campos Júnior, politician, second and sixth governor of the State of São Paulo (born 1841)
  • 2 February - João Cardoso de Meneses e Sousa, Baron of Paranapiacaba, poet, translator, journalist, lawyer and politician (born 1827)
  • 27 November - Orville Adalbert Derby, American geologist who became a Brazilian citizen (born 1851; suicide)
  • References

    1915 in Brazil Wikipedia

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