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.
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