History of Brazil

The history of Brazil is principally modern, although beginnings in classical and medieval history can be identified.

   

History

Classical and medieval history

Late medieval history

Late medieval history including the 15th century can be connected. The 15th century including the late 15th century can be connected. Brazil was encountered by Pedro Álvares Cabral and claimed on behalf of the Portuguese Empire 22 April 1500.

Modern history

Modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century can be connected.

16th century

The early 16th century including the early 16th, early mid 16th century, mid 16th century, late mid 16th century, and late 16th century can be connected.

The early 16th century including the early 1500s, late 1500s, early 1510s, and late 1510s can be connected. The early mid 16th century including the early 1520s, late 1520s, early 1530s, and late 1530s can be connected. The mid 16th century including the early 1540s, late 1540s, early 1550s, and late 1550s can be connected. The late mid 16th century including the early 1560s, late 1560s, early 1570s, and late 1570s can be connected. The late 16th century including the early 1580s, late 1580s, early 1590s, and late 1590s can be connected.

17th century

The 17th century including the early 17th century, early mid 17th century, mid 17th century, late mid 17th century, and late 17th century can be connected. Brazil was a Portuguese colony.

The early 17th century including the early 1600s, late 1600s, early 1610s, and late 1610s can be connected. The early mid 17th century including the early 1620s, late 1620s, early 1630s, and late 1630s can be connected. The mid 17th century including the early 1640s, late 1640s, early 1650s, and late 1650s can be connected. The late mid 17th century including the early 1660s, late 1660s, early 1670s, and late 1670s can be connected. The late 17th century including the early 1680s, late 1680s, early 1690s, and late 1690s can be connected. Brazil was a Portuguese colony.

18th century

The 18th century including the early 18th century, early mid 18th century, mid 18th century, late mid 19th century, and late 18th century can be connected.

The early 18th century including the early 1700s, late 1700s, early 1710s, and late 1710s can be connected. A Brazilian gold rush began. The early mid 18th century including the early 1720s, late 1720s, early 1730s, and late 1730s can be connected. There was some colonization of Southern Brazil. The mid 18th century including the early 1740s, late 1740s, early 1750s, and late 1750s can be connected. The late mid 18th century including the early 1760s, late 1760s, early 1770s, and late 1770s can be connected. I have few details of Brazilian history in this period. The late 18th century including the early 1780s, late 1780s, early 1790s, and late 1790s can be connected. There were a few rebellions against Portuguese colonial rule.

19th century

The early 19th century including the early 1800s, late 1800s, early 1810s, and late 1810s can be connected. The Portuguese court under Joao VI fled from Napoleon to Brazil and ruled the Portuguese empire from there. The early mid 19th century including the early 1820s, late 1820s, early 1830s, and late 1830s can be connected. Brazil declared independence from Portugal as the Empire of Brazil, under Pedro I as emperor. He abdicated in favor of his son Pedro II and returned to Portugal. The mid 19th century including the early 1840s, late 1840s, early 1850s, and late 1850s can be connected. Emperor Pedro II reigned, principally as a constitutional monarch. The late mid 19th century including the early 1860s, late 1860s, early 1870s, and late 1870s can be connected. Emperor Pedro II reigned principally as a constitutional monarch. The late 19th century including the early 1880s, late 1880s, early 1890s, and late 1890s can be connected. Emperor Pedro II was deposed by a coup and a republic was established.

20th century

The early 20th century including the early 1900s and late 1900s can be connected. The Republic was largely controlled by coffee growers. The early 1910s including 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, and 1915 can be connected. Brazilian government was dominated by coffee growers. There were a couple of rebellions againt the central vovernment. The late 1910s including 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, and 1920 can be connected. Brazil was modestly involved in World War I from 1917 on.

Early mid 20th century

The early mid 20th century including the early 1920s, late 1920s, early 1930s, and late 1930s can be connected.

The early 1920s including 1921, 1922 1923, 1924, and 1925 can be connected. The Presidency was alternately occupied by Presidents from Sao Paulo and Minas Gerais. The late 1920s including 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, and 1930 can be connected. In 1930 Getulio Vargas led a coup that overthrew the Old republic. The early 1930s including 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, and 1935 can be connected. Getulio Vargas ruled. He faced a Constitutionalist revolt in 1932. The late 1930s including 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, and 1940 can be connected. In 1937 Vargas dissolved the legislature and declared a state of emergency. In 1938 he imposed a new Constitution and effectively ruled by decree.

Mid 20th century

The mid 20th century including the early 1940s, late 1940s, early 1950s, and late 1950s can be connected.

The early 1940s including 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, and 1945 can be connected. Brazil had limited involvement in World War II, on the Allied side. At the end of the war, in 1945 Vargas was deposed in a military coup. The late 1940s including 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, and 1950 can be connected. Eurico Gaspar Dutra was elected President of Brazil. The early 1950s including 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, and 1955 can be connected. Getulio Vargas was elected President in 1951. He comitted suicide in 1954. The late 1950s including 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, and 1960 can be connected. Juscelino Kubitscheck took office in 1956 and led the move of the capital from Sao Paulo to Brasilia.

Late mid 20th ccentury

The late mid 20th century including the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s can be connected.

The early 1960s including 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, and 1965 can be connected. Kubitscheck was succceded in 1961 by Quadros, who soon resigned and was succeded by Joao Goulart. In 1964, Goulart was overthrown by a military coup and Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco became miitary dictator of Brazil. The late 1960s including 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, and 1970 can be connected. Castelo Branco, Artur da Costa e Silva, and Emilio Emilio Garrastazu Medici were successive military dictators of Brazil. The early 1970s including 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1975 can be connected. Emilio Garrastazu Medici was military dictator of Brazil, and was succeeded by Ernesto Geisel. The late 1970s including 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, and 1980 can be connected. Ernesto Geisel was military ruler of Brazil.

Late 20th century

The late 20th century including the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s can be connected.

The early 1980s including 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, and 1985 can be connected. General Ernesto Geisel and general Joao Figueiredo were military rulers, and prepared for a return to civilian rule under Jose Sarney. The late 1980s including 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, and 1990 can be connected. Jose Sarney served as President following the period of military rule, and was succeeded by Fernando Collor de Mello. The early 1990s including 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995 can be connected. Collor resigned as President when he faced charges of curruption and was succeded by Itamar Franco, who was in turn succeded by Fernando Henrique Cardoso. The late 1990s including 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 can be connected. Cardoso was reeelected President of Brazil.

Early 21st century

Early 2000s

The early 2000s including 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 can be connected.

2001 including the first quarter 2001, second quarter 2001, third quarter 2001, and fourth quarter 2001 can be connected. Cardoso continued to preside over Brazil. 2002 including the first quarter 2002, second quarter 2002, third quarter 2002, and fourth quarter 2002 can be connected. Cardoso was succeeded by Luis Inacio Lula da Silva.2003 including the first quarter 2003, second quarter 2003, third quarter 2003, and fourth quarter 2003 can be connected. I do not yet have details of Brazil in 2004. 2004 including the first quarter 2004, second quarter 2004, third quarter 2004, and fourth quarter 2004 can be connected. I do not yet have details of Brazil in 2004. 2005 including the first quarter 2005, second quarter 2005, third quarter 2005, and fourth quarter 2005 can be connected. There were allegations of corruption in Lula's cabinet.

Late 2000s

The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 can be connected.

2006 including the first quarter 2006, second quarter 2006, third quarter 2006, and fourth quarter 2006 can be connected. Lula da Silva was reelected as President of Brazil. 2007 including the first quarter 2007, second quarter 2007, third quarter 2007, and fourth quarter 2007 can be connected. I have no details of Brazil in 2007. 2008 including the first quarter 2008, second quarter 2008, third quarter 2008, and fourth quarter 2008 can be connected. I currently have have no details of Brazil in 2008. 2009 including the first quarter 2009, second quarter 2009, third quarter 2009, and fourth quarter 2009 can be connected. I have no details for Brazil in 2009. 2010 including the first quarter 2010, second quarter 2010, third quarter 2010, and fourth quarter 2010 can be connected. Dilma Rousseff was elected President of Brazil.

Early 2010s

2011 including the first quarter 2011, second quarter 2011, third quarter 2011, and fourth quarter 2011 can be connected. Dilma Rousseff took office as President of Brazil.

2012 including the first quarter 2012, second quarter 2012, and third quarter 2012 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2012 including October 2012, November 2012, and December 2012 can be connected.

2013 can be connected. The first quarter 2013 including January 2013 and February 2013 can be connected. March 2013 including 2013 week 9, 2013 week 10, 2013 week 11, 2013 week 12, 2013 week 13, and 2013 week 14 can be connected.

The second quarter 2013 can be connected. April 2013 including 2013 week 14, 2013 week 15, 2013 week 16, 2013 week 17, and 2013 week 18 can be connected.

May 2013 including 2013 week 18, 2013 week 19, 2013 week 20, 2013 week 21, and 2013 week 22 can be connected.

June 2013 including 2013 week 22, 2013 week 23, 2013 week 24, 2013 week 25, 2013 week 26, and 2013 week 27 can be connected.

The third quarter 2013 can be connected.

July 2013 including 2013 week 27, 2013 week 28, 2013 week 29, 2013 week 30, and 2013 week 31 can be connected.

August 2013 including 2013 week 31, 2013 week 32,2013 week 33, 2013 week 34, and 2013 week 35 can be connected. September 2013 including 2013 week 36, 2013 week 37, 2013 week 38, 2013 week 39, and 2012 week 40 can be connected.

The fourth quarter 2013 can be connected. October 2013 including 2013 week 40, 2013 week 41, 2013 week 42, 2013 week 43, and 2013 week 44 can be connected. November 2013 including 2013 week 44, 2013 week 45, 203 week 46, 2013 week 47, and 2013 week 48 can be connected.

December 2013

2013 week 49 can be connected. 2013 week 50 can be connected. 2013 week 51 can be connected. 2013 week 52 can be connected. 2013 week 53 can be connected.

2014 can be connected. The first quarter 2014 can be connected.

January 2014 including 2014 week 1, 2014 week 2, 2014 week 3, 2014 week 4, and 2014 week 5 can be connected.

February 2014 including 2014 week 5,2014 week 6, 2014 week 7, 2014 week 8, and 2014 week 9 can be connected.

March 2014 including 2014 week 11, 2014 week 12, 2014 week 13, and 2014 week 14 can be connected. 2014 week 9 can be connected. 2014 week 10 can be connected.

The second quarter 2014 and third quarter 2014 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2014 including October 2014, November 2014, and December 2014 can be connected.

2015

2015 including the first quarter 2015, second quarter 2015, third quarter 2015, and fourth quarter 2015 can be connected.

The first quarter 2015 including January 2015, February 2015, and March 2015 can be connected. The second quarter 2015 including April 2015, May 2015, and June 2015 can be connected. The third quarter 2015 including July 2015, August 2015, and September 2015 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2015 including October 2015, November 2015, and December 2015 can be connected.

Late 2010s

The late 2010s including 2016 and 2017 can be connected.

2016

2016 including the first quarter 2016, second quarter 2016, third quarter 2016, and fourth quarter 2016 can be connected.

The first quarter 2016 including January 2016 can be connected. February 2016 including 2016 week 6, 2016 week 7, 2016 week 8, 2016 week 9, and 2016 week 10 can be connected. March 2016 including 2016 week 10, 2016 week 11, 2016 week 12, 2016 week 13, and 2016 week 14 can be connected.

The second quarter 2016 including April 2016 and May 2016 can be connected.

April 2016

April 2016 including 2016 week 14, 2016 week 15, 2016 week 16, 2016 week 17, and 2016 week 18 can be connected.

2016 week 14, 2016 week 15, 2016 week 16, 2016 week 17, and 2016 week 18 can be connected.

May 2016 including 2016 week 19, 2016 week 20, and 2016 week 21 can be connected.

2016 week 19 can be connected. 2016 week 20 can be connected. 2016 week 21 can be connectd. 2016 week 22 can be connected.

The third quarter 2016 including July 2016, August 2016, and September 2016 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2016 including October 2016, November 2016, and December 2016 can be connected.

2017

2017 including the first quarter 2017 and second quarter 2017 can be connected.

First quarter 2017

The first quarter 2017 including January 2017, February 2017, and March 2017 can be connected.

January 2017 including 2017 week 1, 2017 week 2, 2017 week 3, 2017 week 4, and 2017 week 5 can be connected. February 2017 including 2017 week 5, 2017 week 6, 2017 week 7, 2017 week 8, and 2017 week 9 can be connected. March 2017 including 2017 week 9, 2017 week 10, 2017 week 11, 2017 week 12, and 2017 week 13 can be connected.

The second quarter 2017 including April 2017 and May 2017 can be connected. April 2017 including 2017 week 13, 2017 week 14, 2017 week 15, 2017 week 16, 2017 week 17, and 2017 week 18 can be connected.

May 2017 including 2017 week 18, 2017 week 19, 2017 week 20, 2017 week 21, and 2017 week 22 can be connected.

June 2017 including 2017 week 22, 2017 week 23, 2017 week 24, 2017 week 25, and 2017 week 26 can be connected.

The third quarter 2017 including September 2017 can be connected. July 2017 including 2017 week 26, 2017 week 27, 2017 week 28, 2017 week 29, 2017 week 30, and 2017 week 31 can be connected. August 2017 including 2017 week 31, 2017 week 32, 2017 week 33, 2017 week 34, and 2017 week 35 can be connected.

The fourth quarter 2017 including October 2017 and November 2017 can be connected. December 2017 including 2017 week 48, 2017 week 49, 2017 week 50, 2017 week 51, 2017 week 52, and 2017 week 53 can be connected.

Future

The future including the middle future and far future can be connected. The near future including next month, next quarter, next year, and the next 5 years can be connected.

History, sociology, institutions, culture, anthropology, personal studies, and science will be connected as the site develops.

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Created 1 Mar 2014 Last updated 16 Jan 2018