1871 in Brazil

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Events from the year 1871 in Brazil.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • September 28 - Law of Free Birth, or Rio Branco Law, passed by Brazilian Parliament, intending to provide freedom to all newborn children of slaves, and slaves of the state or crown.[1][2]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teresa A. Meade, A Brief History of Brazil (2009), p. 83.
  2. ^ Robert M. Levine, The History of Brazil (2003), p. 68.