Get to Know a Brazilian – Getúlio Vargas | Americas South and North

Get to Know a Brazilian – Getúlio Vargas | Americas South and North

With the anniversary of his suicide last week, this week we look in depth at Getúlio Vargas, president, dictator, populist, reformer, and a transformative figure in Brazilian history. Getúlio Dorneles Vargas was born to a gaúcho family in April 1882 in São Borja, bordering Argentina in Brazils southernmost state, Rio Grande do Sul. His parents sent…

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