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Silva, Luiz Alves de Lima e (Caxias, Duque de)

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Born: 1803 AD
Died: 1880 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: General, Military Officer

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1803 - Born on August 25th into a respected military family.

1825 - Fought in Uruguay against Juan Antonio Lavalleja, and had risen to the rank of major by the age of 25.

1841 - He was named Baron of Caxias for his distinguished service.

1852 - Caxias led the Brazilian army at the victorious battle of Monte Caseros against Argentina's Juan Manuel de Rosas.

1855 - He was the minister of war.

1880 - Died on May 7th in Rio.

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