Arthur Bernardes

Artur da Silva Bernardes (Portuguese: [aɾˈtuɾ da ˈsiwvɐ beɾˈnaɾdʒis]; 8 August 1875 – 23 March 1955) was a Brazilian politician who served as 12th president of Brazil during the First Brazilian Republic. Born in Viçosa, Minas Gerais, he was elected Governor of Minas Gerais in 1918. In 1922, he was elected President of Brazil and served until 1926. Facing a military rebellion, Bernardes ruled under a state of siege during most of the course of his term.

Artur Bernardes
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Official portrait, 1922
President of Brazil
In office
15 November 1922 – 15 November 1926
Vice PresidentEstácio Coimbra
Preceded byEpitácio Pessoa
Succeeded byWashington Luís
Other offices held
1952–1953Federal Deputy for Minas Gerais
1951–1951Federal Deputy for Minas Gerais
1946–1951Federal Deputy for Minas Gerais
1934–1937Federal Deputy for Minas Gerais
1927–1930Senator for Minas Gerais
1918–1922President of Minas Gerais
1915–1917Federal Deputy for Minas Gerais
1910–1914Secretary of Finance of Minas Gerais
1909–1910Federal Deputy for Minas Gerais
1907–1909State Deputy of Minas Gerais
1906–1906Mayor of Viçosa
1906–1906President of the Municipal Chamber of Viçosa
1905–1906City Councillor of Viçosa
Personal details
Born
Artur da Silva Bernardes

(1875-08-08)8 August 1875
Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Empire of Brazil
Died23 March 1955(1955-03-23) (aged 79)
Rio de Janeiro, Federal District, Brazil
Political partyPRM (1900–1937)
UDN (1945)
PR (1945–1955)
Spouse(s)
Clélia Vaz de Melo
(m. 1903)
Alma materFaculty of Law of Largo de São Francisco
Signature

HonoursEdit

Foreign HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ENTIDADES ESTRANGEIRAS AGRACIADAS COM ORDENS PORTUGUESAS - Página Oficial das Ordens Honoríficas Portuguesas". www.ordens.presidencia.pt. Retrieved 2019-07-30.

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Political offices
Preceded by Governor of Minas Gerais
1918–1922
Succeeded by
Preceded by President of Brazil
1922–1926
Succeeded by