1907 in Brazil

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Events in the year 1907 in Brazil.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 7 January - Three new battleships on which construction work is in progress are scrapped as a result of changes to the Brazilian government's requirements.
  • 20 February - The Brazilian government approves the design for its new battleships.[1]
  • 30 April - The keel of Brazil's latest dreadnought battleship "São Paulo" is laid down at the Vickers shipyard, Barrow-in-Furness, UK.[2]
  • date unknown
    • Construction of the Madeira-Mamoré Railroad begins, linking the cities of Porto Velho and Guajará-Mirim.[3]
    • The first Brazilian diplomats are officially accredited by the government of Costa Rica.

Arts and culture[edit]

  • Olavo Bilac is elected the "Prince of Brazilian Poets" by the magazine Fon-Fon.[4]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Topliss, David. "The Brazilian Dreadnoughts, 1904–1914." Warship International 25, no. 3 (1988): p 246.
  2. ^ "E São Paulo," Navios De Guerra Brasileiros.
  3. ^ "Construction Facts: The Sourcebook of Statistics, Records and Resources". Engineering News Record. McGraw Hill. 14: 48–49. November 2003. 
  4. ^ Bilac's biography at the official site of the Brazilian Academy of Letters (in Portuguese)
  5. ^ "Victor Civita" - bio, Grupo Abril website, retrieved July 19, 2011
  6. ^ Smith, Warney. Barão Geraldo, A Luta pela Autonomia (1920-1980). Centro de Memória da Unicamp, 1996.