|2015 in Brazil|
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Events in the year 2015 in Brazil :
The President of Brazil, officially the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil or simply the President of the Republic, is both the head of state and the head of government of Brazil. The president leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the Brazilian Armed Forces. The presidential system was established in 1889, upon the proclamation of the republic in a military coup d'état against Emperor Pedro II. Since then, Brazil has had six constitutions, three dictatorships, and three democratic periods. During the democratic periods, voting has always been compulsory. The Constitution of Brazil, along with several constitutional amendments, establishes the requirements, powers, and responsibilities of the president, their term of office and the method of election.
Dilma Vana Rousseff is a Brazilian economist and politician who served as the 36th President of Brazil, holding the position from 2011 until her impeachment and removal from office on 31 August 2016. She was the first woman to hold the Brazilian presidency and had previously served as Chief of Staff to former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from 2005 to 2010.
The Vice President of Brazil, officially the Vice President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, or simply the Vice President of the Republic is the second-highest ranking government official in the executive branch of the Government of Brazil, preceded only by the president. The Vice President's primary role is to replace the president on the event of his or her death, resignation, or impeachment, and to temporarily take over the presidential powers and duties while the President is abroad, or otherwise temporarily unable to carry out his or her duties. The Vice President is elected jointly with the president as his or her running mate.
Mesquita is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Its population was 182,546 (2005) and its area is 39 km2 (15 sq mi).
Eike Fuhrken Batista da Silva is a Brazilian serial entrepreneur who made and lost a fortune in mining and oil and gas industries. He engaged in a quest to promote Brazil's infrastructure with large-scale projects, such as the Porto do Açu, which eventually bankrupted his companies.
The 2015 Brazil bus accident occurred on 15 March 2015, when a tourist bus left the road and plunged approximately 100 metres (330 ft) near the city of Joinville in Santa Catarina state, Brazil. At least 51 people died and 7 were injured in the accident.
Joinville is the largest city in Santa Catarina, in the Southern Region of Brazil. It is the third largest municipality in the southern region of Brazil, after the much larger state capitals of Curitiba and Porto Alegre. Joinville is also a major industrial, financial and commerce center.
Luiz Gushiken was a Brazilian union leader and politician. He was formerly the head of the social communication office of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's administration, a position which carried a ministerial rank. He is a second-generation Japanese-Brazilian, with Ryukyuan parents from Okinawa.
Airton Ferreira da Silva, best known as Airton Pavilhão was an association football defender.
António Reginaldo Matias de Araújo , or simply Reginaldo Araújo, was a Brazilian footballer who played at right-back.
Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, nicknamed Coutinho, was a Brazilian coach and footballer who played as a forward for Santos Futebol Clube, where he was a teammate and one of the best partners of Pelé, and became a member of the Brazilian national team that won the 1962 FIFA World Cup. Coutinho is Santos' third all-time top goalscorer.
Paulo Emilio Frossard Jorge was a Brazilian football manager. He died at the age of 80 of a brain lymphoma on May 2016.
Mara Virgínia Manzan was a Brazilian actress.
Events from the year 2013 in Brazil.
José Marcelo Januário de Araújo, commonly known as Esquerdinha, was a Brazilian footballer who played as a left back.
Events in the year 2014 in Brazil.
Aldyr Garcia Schlee was a Brazilian writer, journalist, translator, illustrator and professor.
Paulo Brossard de Souza Pinto was a Brazilian jurist and politician. Born in Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, he graduated in Law and served several terms as a parliamentarian in his state and in the National Congress as well. He also was a member of the Supreme Federal Court and the Supreme Electoral Court of Brazil.
Cláudio Francisco Cunha was a Brazilian actor in film and television, and writer. He was married to Simone Carvalho.
João Acir Verle was a Brazilian economist and politician. He served as the 41st Mayor of Porto Alegre from 2002 to 2005.
Events in the year 2016 in Brazil:
Events in the year 2017 in Brazil.
Maria Ruth dos Santos Escobar, known professionally as Ruth Escobar was a Portuguese-born Brazilian film and television actress, businesswoman, and politician. A prominent icon in Brazilian theater, Escobar was one of the country's leading cultural producers and activists for the arts.
Events in the year 2018 in Brazil.
Events in the year 2018 in Portugal.
Clóvis Acosta Fernandes, was a Brazilian football fan known as "Gaúcho da Copa".
The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Porto Alegre, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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