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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

Artur Bernardes (1922).jpg
Artur Bernardes, c. 1922
President of Brazil
In office
15 November 1922 – 14 November 1926
Vice PresidentEstácio Coimbra
Preceded byEpitácio Pessoa
Succeeded byWashington Luís
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, Brazil
Political partyPRM (1900–1937)
UDN (1945)
PR (1945–1955)
Spouse(s)
Ciélia Vaz de Mello (m. 1903)
Alma materFaculty of Law of Largo de São Francisco
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ENTIDADES ESTRANGEIRAS AGRACIADAS COM ORDENS PORTUGUESAS - Página Oficial das Ordens Honoríficas Portuguesas". www.ordens.presidencia.pt. Retrieved 2019-07-30.
Political offices
Preceded by
Delfim Moreira
Governor of Minas Gerais
1918–1922
Succeeded by
Raul Soares de Moura
Preceded by
Epitácio Pessoa
President of Brazil
1922–1926
Succeeded by
Washington Luís