Venceslau Brás

This article is about the Brazilian president. For the Brazilian city in Minas Gerais State, see Wenceslau Braz, Minas Gerais. For the Brazilian city in Paraná State, see Wenceslau Braz, Paraná.

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His Excellency
Venceslau Brás

9th President of Brazil

In office
15 November 1914 – 15 November 1918

Vice President
Urbano Santos

Preceded by
Hermes da Fonseca

Succeeded by
Delfim Moreira

6th Vice President of Brazil

In office
15 November 1910 – 15 November 1914

President
Hermes da Fonseca

Preceded by
Nilo Peçanha

Succeeded by
Urbano Santos

11th Governor of Minas Gerais

In office
3 April 1909 – 7 September 1910

Preceded by
Bueno Brandão

Succeeded by
Bueno Brandão

3rd Mayor of Belo Horizonte

In office
27 October 1898 – 31 January 1899

Preceded by
Américo Werneck

Succeeded by
Francisco de Sales

Personal details

Born
(1868-02-26)26 February 1868
Brasópolis, Minas Gerais, Empire of Brazil

Died
15 May 1966(1966-05-15) (aged 98)
Itajubá, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Nationality
Brazilian

Political party
Minas Gerais Republican

Venceslau Brás Pereira Gomes (Portuguese pronunciation: [vẽȷ̃sɪzˈlaʊ̯ ˈbɾas peˈɾejɾɐ ˈɡõmɪs]; 26 February 1868 – 15 May 1966) was a Brazilian politician who served as 9th President of Brazil between 1914 and 1918, during the First Brazilian Republic. Brás was born in Brasópolis (formerly São Caetano da V

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