Brazilian politicianDied when: 79 years 227 days (955 months)
Star Sign: Leo
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.
This content was extracted from Wikipedia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License