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Castelo Branco, Humberto de Alencar

Born: 1900 AD
Died: 1967 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Brazilian
Categories: Presidents


1900 - Born on the 20th of September. Brazilian military officer and politician.

1918 - He joined the Brazilian Army.

1938 - He became Colonel in the Brazilian Expeditionary Force, during World War II.

1963 - He was appointed Chief of Staff of the Brazilian Army.

1964 - He was a leader of coup d'état to overthrow João Goulart (27th President of Brazil).

       - On the 15th of April, he was elected as a 29th President of Brazil.

1967 - Died on July 18th in an air crash at Fortaleza.


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