• Brian Hunter
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Brazil was discovered on 22 April 1500 by the Portuguese Admiral Pedro Alvares Cabrai, and thus became a Portuguese settlement; in 1815 the colony was declared ‘a kingdom’, and it was proclaimed an independent Empire in 1822. The monarchy was overthrown in 1889 and a republic declared. Following a coup in 1964 the armed forces retained overall control until civilian government was restored on 15 March 1985.


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República Federativa do Brasil


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Further Reading

  1. Anuário do Transporte Aéreo. Ministério da Aeronáutica, DAC. Rio de Janeiro, 1986Google Scholar
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  5. Boletim do Banco Central do Brasil. Banco Central do Brasil. Brasilia. MonthlyGoogle Scholar
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