Famous Brazilian Historical Personalities

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 1 Pedro II of Brazil

Pedro II of Brazil
Famous As: Emperor of Brazil (1831-1889)
Birthdate: December 2, 1825
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: December 5, 1891

Pedro II, son of the first Brazilian emperor, Dom Pedro I, is also remembered by his countrymen as the Magnanimous. He made Brazil prosper while other South American nations were torn apart by strife and clashes. Following his deposition, by a coup to overthrow the monarchy, he sailed to Europe.

 2 Pedro I of Brazil

Pedro I of Brazil
Famous As: King of Portugal (1826), Emperor of Brazil (1822-31)
Birthdate: October 12, 1798
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queluz, Portugal
Died: September 24, 1834

Pedro I of Brazil was the founder of the Empire of Brazil and reigned as its emperor from 1822 to 1831. He also ruled over Portugal before abdicating the throne in favor of Dona Maria II. He is credited with spreading the liberal ideals that enabled Portugal and Brazil to move to representative forms of government from absolutist regimes.

 3 Maria II of Portugal

Maria II of Portugal
Famous As: Queen of Portugal
Birthdate: April 4, 1819
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paço de São Cristóvão, Brazil
Died: November 15, 1853
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 4 Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil

Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: July 29, 1846
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palace of São Cristóvão, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: November 14, 1921

 5 Mary I of Portugal

Mary I of Portugal
Famous As: Queen of Portugal
Birthdate: December 17, 1734
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: March 20, 1816

 6 Maria Leopoldina of Austria

Maria Leopoldina of Austria
Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: January 22, 1797
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 11, 1826

Born the Archduchess of Austria, Maria Leopoldina was a great painter and also grew up studying subjects such as botany and mineralogy. By virtue of her marriage to Pedro I of Brazil and IV of Portugal, she became the queen of Portugal and the empress of Brazil.

 7 Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies

Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies
Famous As: Empress consort
Birthdate: March 14, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: December 28, 1889

Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies, also known as the Mother of the Brazilians, was the wife of Brazilian emperor Dom Pedro II The Magnanimous and the daughter of King Don Francesco I of Sicily. Exiled after the collapse of the Brazilian monarchy, she died of a cardiac arrest shortly after.

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 8 Zumbi

Famous As: King of Quilombo dos Palmares (1680–1695)
Birthdate: 1655 AD
Birthplace: União dos Palmares, Alagoas, Brazil
Died: November 20, 1695