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  Pedro II of Brazil - Biocrawler
The aim of the war in Portugal was to restore the throne of Portugal to Maria II, older sister of Pedro.
As a result of caring for his children's interests, in 1834, the warrior father Pedro I had a daugher of 15 on the throne of Portugal and a son of 9 Pedro II who was emperor-to-be of Brazil.
Dom Pedro II was married September 4, 1843 to Princess Teresa of the Two Sicilies (b.
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  Brazil - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brazil protested against the German announcement of unrestricted submarine warfare in January 1917, and the persistence of Germany in that policy led to the sinking of Brazilian ships in 1917.
Brazil in World War II During the early years of World War II Brazil strengthened its defences, and Vargas took measures to counter pro-Axis propaganda and to renew economic and military ties with the USA.
Brazil entered the war against Germany and Italy in August 1942, and in February 1943 declared adherence to the Atlantic Charter, extending the declaration of war to include Japan.
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  Pedro II of Brazil
As a result of caring for his children's interests, in 1834, the warrior father Pedro I had a daugher of 15 on the throne of Portugal and a son of 9 Pedro II who was emperor-to-be of Brazil.
Dom Pedro II was married September 4, 1843 to Princess Teresa of the Two Sicilies.
Dom Pedro II was in the United States during the Philadelphia's Exposition of 1876, where Alexander Graham Bell showed him his new telephone.
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 Pedro II (of Brazil) - MSN Encarta
Pedro II (of Brazil) (1825-91), emperor of Brazil (1831-89).
The son of Pedro I, he succeeded to the throne at the age of five, on his father's abdication, and was subject to a regency until he reached his majority in 1840.
Although impartial toward Brazil's rival political groups, Pedro's use of the wide powers given to him by the imperial constitution caused resentment, which, along with dissatisfaction among slave owners, led to his overthrow and the establishment of a republic in 1889.
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 Pedro II of Brazil Summary
On Dec. 2, 1825, Pedro was born in the imperial residence at São Christovão.
Recognizing the inevitable, Pedro II acquiesced in the military coup d'etat of November 15, 1889.
Pedro II - Empress Teresa Cristina - Maria II da Glória - Princess Januária of Braganza - Princess Francisca of Braganza
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 Pedro I of Brazil Summary
Pedro I (1798-1834) was a Portuguese king and emperor of Brazil.
Pedro was born on Oct. 12, 1798, at the Queluz Palace in Lisbon, the son of the prince regent of Portugal (later João VI) and his wife, Carlota Joaquina, the daughter of the Spanish Bourbon king Charles IV.
Pedro's grandmother, the insane queen Maria I deceased in 1816, whereby Pedro became the heir to the both kingdoms (Portugal and Brazil) and received the titles Prince of Brazil and 18th Duke of Braganza.
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 Embassy of Brazil
In 1815 the status of Brazil was elevated from colony to United Kingdom with Portugal.
Brazil, allied with Argentina and Uruguay, fought the War of the Triple Alliance against Paraguay from 1865 to 1870.
In 1888, with Emperor Dom Pedro II away in Europe, his daughter, Princess Isabel, acting as Regent, signed the Golden Law (Lei Áurea) which finally abolished slavery in Brazil.
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 Pedro II. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Brazil aided Justo José de Urquiza in the war (1851–52) against Juan Manuel de Rosas, at the same time intervening in Uruguayan affairs in support of Venancio Flores.
Pedro II was extremely popular, but the economic and social tendencies of his time betrayed him.
Brazil’s modernization led to widening divisions between the feudalistic countryside and the rapidly growing urban populations and newer export sectors.
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 A BRIEF HISTORY OF BRAZIL
Pedro II (1825 - 1891), second and last emperor of Brazil was a reformist best remembered for overseeing the abolition of slavery in Brazil, in 1887, and for bringing millions of Italian, German and Polish immigrants to the south of Brazil.
Pedro II, was far more successful as a scholar and scientist than he was as a ruler; his reign was marred by a number of internal revolts and conflicts with neighboring countries.
Pedro II was an able ruler, and the country prospered and grew during his long reign, which continued until 1889.
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 Pedro II of Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The aim of the war in Portugal was to restore the throne of Portugal to Maria II, elder sister of Pedro II.
Dom Pedro II was married on September 4, 1842 to Princess Teresa of the Two Sicilies (1822–1889), the youngest daughter of King Francis I of the Two Sicilies (1777–1830) and Maria Isabella of Spain.
Liberal in outlook, Pedro II took steps to end slavery; the final abolition edict, the Golden Law, was signed in his absence by his daughter Princess Isabel, on May 13, 1888.
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 Pedro II of Brazil information - Search.com
The aim of the war in Portugal was to restore the throne of Portugal to Maria II, older sister of Pedro II.
Dom Pedro II was married September 4, 1843 to Princess Teresa of the Two Sicilies (b.
Pedro II - Empress Teresa Cristina - Maria II da Glória - Princess Januária of Braganza - Princess Francisca of Braganza
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 Wikipedia: Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brazil is a multiracial country and its population is composed of European, Amerindian, African and Asian elements.
Pedro I was succeeded by his son, Pedro II — who in old age was caught by a political dispute between the Army and the Cabinet, a crisis arising from the Paraguay War.
Brazil is characterized by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north and a more open terrain of hills and low mountains to the south — home to most of the Brazilian population and its agricultural base.
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 Pedro II of Brazil
Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, in full, Pedro II de Alcãntara João Carlos Leopoldo Salvador Bibiano Francisco Xavier de Paula Leocádio Miguel Rafael Gabriel Gonzaga, Emperor of Brazil was the second and last Emperor of Brazil.
He succeeded his father, Pedro I, upon the elder Dom Pedro's abdication, April 7, 1831.
Dom Pedro II was married September 4, 1843 to Princess Teresa of the Two Sicilies.
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 Brazil Travel Guide - History of Brazil
Pedro II was a reformist who is best remembered for overseeing the abolishment of slavery in 1887 (read more about him here..Yet there was unrest in the country amongst planters, the military and the republicans.
Brazilian industry was promoted, and helped bring about Brazil's "economic miracle." Brazil's economy was an envied- miracle around the world, with an averaging 10 percent growth rate every year between 1968 and 1973.
Brazil is currently booming, pulsating to the heat of the streets, music, the people's hearts, and enjoying its status as one of the world's largest economic powers.
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 Brazil HISTORY
Portugal's claim was established by a papal bull of Pope Alexander VI (1493) and by the Treaty of Tordesillas (1494), which awarded to Portugal all territory 370 leagues west of the Cape Verde Islands.
Pedro proclaimed Brazil's independence on 7 September 1822, and later that year was crowned Emperor Pedro I. In 1831, a military revolt forced him to abdicate.
In 1889, a bloodless revolution deposed Pedro II and established the Republic of the United States of Brazil.
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 Pedro I of Brazil at AllExperts
Pedro's grandmother, the insane queen Maria I deceased in 1816, whereby Pedro became the heir to the both kingdoms (Portugal and Brazil) and received the titles Prince of Brazil and 18th Duke of Braganza.
Pedro, who had remained in the country as regent, sided with the nationalist element and even supported the Portuguese Constitutionalist movement that led to the revolt in Oporto in 1820.
In the aftermath of a political crisis that followed the dismissal of his ministers, and amid a growing economic crisis, Pedro abdicated his throne in Brazil in favor of his son Pedro II on April 7, 1831, who was only 5 at the time.
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 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Empire of Brazil was a political entity that comprised present-day Brazil under the rule of Emperors Pedro I and his son Pedro II.
After Dom João's death (1826), despite Pedro's renunciation of his right to the Portuguese throne in favor of his daughter, Brazilian nativist radicals falsely accused the emperor of plotting to overthrow the constitution and to proclaim himself the ruler of a reunited Brazil and Portugal.
Pedro II favored abolition, and, during the War of the Triple Alliance, slaves serving in the military were emancipated.
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 Brazil History - www.Brazil-Hostel.com & www.Brazil-Pousada.com
The role of Portugal during the period it ruled Brazil was essentially that of intermediary between the colony as producer and the European economic centers as consumers.
The elevation of Brazil, in 1815, from the status of a colony to that of a United Kingdom with Portugal may be seen as an example.
Brazil was the only American country, besides the U.S. and Canada, to send armed forces to the European theater of war.
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 Brazil History
The only recorded transcontinental relocation of a royal family occurred in 1808 when the Portuguese royal family, headed by Queen Maria I of Portugal and her son and regent, the future João VI of Portugal, fled Napoleon's armies and relocated to Rio de Janeiro, along with the government and nobility.
Pedro I was succeeded by his son, Pedro II — who in old age was caught by a political dispute between the Army and the Cabinet, a crisis arising from the Paraguay War.
Pedro II was deposed from the throne on 15 November 1889, when a federal republic (officially, the Republic of the United States of Brazil) was established by Field Marshal Deodoro da Fonseca.
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 Articles: Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil - Historical Text Archive
Pedro I gradually lost his grip on power, first exhibited in the unpopular choice of a mistress, a mistress elevated in royal position, with her bastard seed, to that of equality of the Empress and royal children.
Pedro II was popular, but his policies in economic and social matters proved problematic.
Pedro II promptly wrote a letter encouraging that the money be used for the construction of more primary school buildings or improvements in existing public buildings.
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 Citizen Emperor: Pedro II and the Making of Brazil, 1825-91 Canadian Journal of History - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pedro's mother died when he was an infant, and although his father remarried a sympathetic noblewoman, she too departed when his father abdicated the Brazilian throne in 1831.
Thereafter, Pedro spent much of his childhood insulated from public view, cared for by servants and tutors, many of whom were self-interested and sought to use their connections to the emperor-to-be to advance themselves or their political agendas.
Pedro's political rise and decline can also be interpreted with respect to his life cycle: not surprisingly, the Brazilian political class expressed skepticism about the capabilities of an untried adolescent king; gained confidence as Pedro married, became a father, and passed into a robust, middle age; and grew impatient as Pedro aged.
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 Pedro II — Infoplease.com
Pedro II Pedro II (Dom Pedro II de Alcântara), 1825–91, emperor of Brazil (1831–89).
Pedro II's long reign was characterized by great social change, material progress, and wars with neighboring nations.
Pedro was exiled, and spent the remainder of his life in Europe.
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 Internet Book List :: Book Information: Pedro II of Brazil: Son of the Habsburg Empress
Pedro II of Brazil: Son of the Habsburg Empress (1997) [Novel]
Edition #1: Pedro II of Brazil: Son of the Habsburg Empress
Pedro II of Brazil: Son of the Habsburg Empress (1997)
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 Brazil Travel Guide » The State of Rio : Beaches, States and Travel Catalogue
This city of 270,000, only 40 miles (65 kms) from Rio, is a monument to Pedro II, emperor of Brazil from 1831 until his exile in 1889 (he died in France two years later).
But it was his son, Pedro II, who actually built the palace and the quaint town surrounding it starting in the 1840s.
After Brazil declared independence in 1822, the export of gold to Portugal ceased and a new road was eventually built, bypassing Paraty and connecting Rio to Sao Paulo directly.
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 United States and Brazil: Dom Pedro II and America / Brasil e Estados Unidos: Dom Pedro II e os Estados Unidos
Dom Pedro II had a deep appreciation for the potential contributions of science and technology to society.
The empire of Brazil at the Universal exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia, 1876.
Dom Pedro II spent two weeks at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, where he contacted many distinguished personalities and emphasized the importance of the commercial relations between the United States and Brazil.
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 Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg180 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Pedro IV King of PORTUGAL was born 12 Oct 1798 in Queluz, Lisbon, Portugal.
Pedro II Emperor of BRAZIL was born 2 Dec 1825 and died 5 Dec 1891.
Pedro II Emperor of BRAZIL [Parents] was born 2 Dec 1825 in Rio de Janerio, Brazil.
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 The Brazilian Monarchy - Projeto Pró-Monarquia do Baronato de Fulwood e Dirleton   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pedro II was the first Brazilian and certain the first Ruler to ever to use the telephone.
Pedro II was a well educated man, a brilliant photographer, also corresponded It's believed that the first telephone ever installed was between Pedro II Palace and his Residence.
Although Pedro was very popular among the people, an able and honest ruler, he was deposed on November 15, 1889 by a fake and shameful military coup whose leader-apparent was not even aware of his actions, and the imperial family was subject an undignified exile.
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