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Peixoto, Floriano

Born: 1842 AD
Died: 1895 AD
Nationality: Brazilian
Categories: Politician

1839 – Born on April 30th in Ipioca, Brazil. Brazilian marshal and statesman.

1891 – He took part in the establishment of the republic and was chosen vice president under Manuel Deodoro da Fonseca.

         – He was proclaimed as the president of Brazil after the resignation of Marshal Deodoro da Fonseca.

1893-1894 – He ruled dictatorially amid widespread dissension, putting down a naval revolt and maintaining himself in power until the election, when he was defeated.

1895 – Died on July 29th in Rio de Janeiro.