Federalist Riograndense Revolution
The Federalist Riograndense Revolution (1893 - 1895) was a revolution in the State of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil against the Republic proclaimed in 1889.Inspired by the monarchist Gaspar Silveira Mar...
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Revolta da Armada
The Brazilian Naval Revolts, or the Revoltas da Armada (in Portuguese), were armed mutinies promoted mainly by Admirals Custódio José de Melo and Saldanha Da Gama and their fleet of Brazilian Navy shi...
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Malê Revolt
The Malê Revolt (also known as The Great Revolt) is perhaps the most significant slave rebellion in Brazil. On a Sunday during Ramadan in January 1835, in the city of Salvador da Bahia, a small group ...
Vaccine Revolt
The Vaccine Revolt or Vaccine Rebellion (Portuguese: Revolta da Vacina) was a period of civil disorder which occurred in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (10–16 November 1904).
At the beginning ...
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Irish and German Mercenary Soldiers' Revolt
The Irish and German Revolt in Brazil was a revolt of German and Irish people in 1828 during the Cisplatine War of 1825–1828. The immigrants, who were recruited in their homelands to come to Brazil, ...
Tenente revolts
The Tenente revolts (Portuguese: movimento tenentista, revoltas tenentistas) of 1922 and 1924–27 were uprisings led by junior army officers (Portuguese: tenentes, [teˈnẽtʃis], lieutenants) tha...
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Brazilian Revolution of 1930
The Revolution of 1930 (Portuguese: Revolução de 1930) was an armed movement led by the states of Minas Gerais, Paraíba and Rio Grande do Sul, culminating in a coup. Known as the Coup of 1930, th...
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Rebellions and revolutions in Brazil
This page lists major rebellions and revolutions that have taken place during Brazilian history.
Canudos
Canudos was a town founded in the racially diverse Bahia state of northeastern Brazil in 1893 by Antônio Vicente Mendes Maciel, an itinerant preacher from Ceara. Mendes Maciel had been wandering thro...
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Inconfidência Mineira
Inconfidência Mineira ([ĩkõfiˈdẽsiɐ miˈnejɾɐ]; "Minas Gerais Conspiracy") was an unsuccessful Brazilian separatist movement in 1789. It was the result of a confluence of external and internal causes i...
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Revolt of the Lash
The Revolt of the Lash (Portuguese: Revolta da Chibata) was a 1910 naval incident that occurred in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Despite the two-year organization and strategies of the movement against ...
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Mascate War
The Mascate War (Portuguese: Guerra dos Mascates), also known as the War of the Peddlers, was a conflict fought between two rival mercantile groups in colonial Brazil from 1710 to 1711. On one side we...
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1964 Brazilian coup d'état
The 1964 Brazilian coup d'état (Portuguese: Golpe de estado no Brasil em 1964 or, more colloquially, Golpe de 64) names a series of events in Brazil that commenced on March 31, 1964, and culminate...
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War of Canudos
The War of Canudos (Guerra dos Canudos, [ˈɡɛʁɐ duʃ kɐ̃ˈnuduʃ], 1896–1897) was a conflict between the state of Brazil and a group of some 30,000 settlers who had founded their own community in the Nort...
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Balaiada
The Balaiada was a social revolt that occurred between 1838 and 1841 in the interior of the province of Maranhão, Brazil.
During the imperial period, the Maranhão region, which exported cotton, s...
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Pernambucan Revolt
The Pernambucan Revolt of 1817 occurred in the province of Pernambuco in the Northeastern region of Brazil, and was sparked mainly by the decline of sugar cane production and the influence of the Free...
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Constitutionalist Revolution
The Constitutionalist Revolution of 1932 (sometimes also referred to as Paulista War) ( And sometimes also referred to as 1932 civil war) is the name given to the uprising of the population of the Bra...
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Confederation of the Equator
The Confederation of the Equator (Portuguese: Confederação do Equador) was a short-lived rebellion that occurred in the northeastern region of Brazil after that nation's struggle for independence ...
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Conspiracy of Suassuna
The Conspiracy of Suaçunas also known for its archaic spelling - The Conspiracy of Suassuna - was a conspiracy to overthrow Portuguese rule in Brazil at the dawn of the 19th century. The conspiracy w...
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Cabanagem
The Cabanagem ([kabaˈnaʒẽȷ̃]; 1835–1840) was a social revolt that occurred in the then-state of Grão-Pará, Empire of Brazil.Among the causes for this revolt were the extreme poverty of the Paraense pe...
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Ragamuffin War
The Ragamuffin War (Portuguese: Guerra dos Farrapos or, more commonly Revolução Farroupilha) was a Republican uprising that began in southern Brazil, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul in 1835. The reb...
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Contestado War
The Contestado War (Portuguese: Guerra do Contestado), broadly speaking, was a guerrilla war for land between settlers and landowners, the latter supported by the Brazilian state's police and mili...
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Brazilian Integralism
Brazilian Integralism (Portuguese: Integralismo brasileiro) was a fascist political movement in Brazil, created in October 1932. Founded and led by Plínio Salgado, a literary figure who was somewh...
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Cabanada
The Cabanada or War of Cabanos was a rebellion that occurred in Brazil between 1832 and 1835, it started shortly after the abdication of Dom Pedro I, i.e., during the Regency.
The new regime was f...
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Quebra–Quilos revolt
The Quebra–Quilos revolt (Portuguese: revolta do Quebra-Quilos, literally, "revolt of the kilogram-breaker") was a three-month-long revolt in opposition to the proposed transition to a metric system. ...
Revolt of the Muckers
The Revolt of the Muckers was a notable event that happened during the Empire of Brazil in the region of Sapiranga, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It was a religious conflict led by Jacobina Mentz Maurer,...
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Praieira revolt
The Praieira revolt, also known as the Beach rebellion, was a movement in the Pernambuco region of Brazil that lasted from 1848 to 1849. The revolt, influenced by revolutions taking place in Europe, ...
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