2015 in Brazil
|2015 in Brazil|
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Events in the year 2015 in Brazil:
- February 24 - The judge in the insider trading trial of Eike Batista is videotaped driving one of his seized vehicles.
- March 15
- September 17 - The Supreme Court of Brazil ruled that campaign donations from businesses should be illegal.
- November 5 - An iron ore tailings dam in Bento Rodrigues, a subdistrict of Mariana, Brazil, suffered a catastrophic failure, causing flooding, killing 17 and injuring 16.
Arts and culture
- 2014–15 Brazil network television schedule
- 2015–16 Brazil network television schedule
- 2015 in Brazilian television
- List of Brazilian films of 2015
- January 4 – Haroldo Lara, 80, Brazilian Olympic swimmer (1952, 1956).
- January 12 – Inge Vermeulen, 30, Brazilian-born Dutch field hockey player (national team), European champion (2009).
- January 16 – Vivaldo Frota, 86, Brazilian politician, Governor of Amazonas (1990–1991).
- January 20 – Ricardo dos Santos, 24, Brazilian surfer, shot.
- January 24 – Maria Della Costa, 89, Brazilian actress (Brasileiras e Brasileiros), pulmonary edema.
- January 29 – José Martins da Silva, 78, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Porto Velho (1982–1997).
- February 2 – Dalmo Gaspar, 82, Brazilian footballer (Santos).
- February 4 – Odete Lara, 85, Brazilian actress, heart attack.
- February 12 – Tomie Ohtake, 101, Japanese-born Brazilian artist, heart failure.
- February 20 – David Martins Miranda, 78, Brazilian evangelist, founder of the God is Love Pentecostal Church.
- March 3 – Octávio Mobiglia, 83, Brazilian Olympic swimmer (1952, 1956).
- March 8 – Inezita Barroso, 90, Brazilian folk singer.
- March 14 – Therezinha Zerbini, 86, Brazilian lawyer and feminist activist.
- March 22 – Cláudio Marzo, 74, Brazilian actor, pneumonia.
- March 27 – Carlos Falchi, 70, Brazilian-born American accessories designer.
- April 9 – João Alves dos Santos, 58, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Paranaguá.
- April 10 – Bárbara Heliodora, 91, Brazilian theatre critic.
- April 12 – Paulo Brossard, 90, Brazilian jurist and politician.
- April 13 – Antônio Alberto Guimarães Rezende, 89, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Caetité (1981–2002).
- April 20 – Cláudio Cunha, 68, Brazilian actor.
- April 20 – Pedro Eugênio, 65, Brazilian politician, MP (1998–2014), complications from surgery.
- April 23 – Roberto Talma, 65, Brazilian television director and producer.
- April 27 – Inês Etienne Romeu, 72, Brazilian political prisoner.
- April 28 – Antônio Abujamra, 82, Brazilian actor and director.
- April 29 – Valmir Louruz, 71, Brazilian football manager (Juventude, Pelotas).
- April 29 – Rodrigo Gularte, 42, Brazilian drug trafficker
- May 2 – Sarah Correa, 22, Brazilian swimmer, struck by car.
- May 4 – Vicente Joaquim Zico, 88, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Coadjutor Archbishop (1980–1990) and Archbishop of Belém do Pará (1990–2004).
- May 10 – Luiz Henrique da Silveira, 75, Brazilian politician, Senator (since 2011), Governor of Santa Catarina (2003–2006, 2007–2010), Minister of Science and Technology (1987–1988), heart attack.
- May 14 – Geraldo Majela de Castro, 84, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Coadjutor Bishop (1982–1988) and Archbishop of Montes Claros (1988–2007).
- May 16 – Elias Gleizer, 81, Brazilian actor, circulatory failure.
- May 26 – Ubirajara Ribeiro Martins, 82, Brazilian entomologist.
- June 8 – Aldo da Rosa, 97, Brazilian electrical engineer.
- June 12 – Fernando Brant, 68, Brazilian writer.
- June 12 – José Messias, 86, Brazilian musician and television personality.
- June 14 – Zito, 82, Brazilian footballer, World Cup-winning team member (1958, 1962), complications of a stroke.
- June 22 – Carlinhos, 77, Brazilian football player and coach.
- June 24 – Cristiano Araújo, 29, Brazilian singer and songwriter, traffic collision.
- June 24 – Clovis Bueno, 74, Brazilian art director (Kiss of the Spider Woman).
- July 21 – Luiz Paulo Conde, 80, Brazilian politician and architect, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro (1997–2001).
- August 2 – Içami Tiba, 74, Brazilian psychiatrist and writer.
- August 26 – Carmelo Domênico Recchia, 93, Italian-born Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, last Territorial Abbot of Claraval (1976–1999).
- September 4 – Joel Rufino dos Santos, 74, Brazilian historian and writer.
- September 5 – Alacid Nunes, 90, Brazilian politician, Governor of Pará (1966–1971, 1979–1983).
- September 13 – Betty Lago, 60, Brazilian actress, gallbladder cancer.
- September 13 – Vivinho, 54, Brazilian footballer (Vasco).
- September 16 – Clovis Acosta Fernandes, 60, Brazilian celebrity, cancer.
- September 30 – Caio César Ignácio Cardoso de Melo, 27, Brazilian voice actor (Harry Potter) and policeman, shot.
- October 4 – José Eduardo Dutra, 58, Brazilian businessman (Petrobras) and politician, Senator (since 1994).
- October 4 – João Leithardt Neto, 57, Brazilian footballer, Olympic silver medalist (1984), liver cancer.
- October 7 – Maria Lúcia Prandi, 70, Brazilian academic and politician, cancer.
- October 7 – Jorge Andrade, 73, Brazilian footballer (S. C. Internacional), cancer.
- October 7 – Ângelo da Cunha Pinto, 66, Brazilian-Portuguese chemist.
- October 9 – Cláudia Barroso, 83, Brazilian singer.
- October 14 – Luiz Carlos Miele, 77, Brazilian music producer and television director.
- October 15 – Carlos Alberto Brilhante Ustra, 83, Brazilian military officer, cancer.
- October 18 – João Carlos Sobreira, 32, Brazilian motorcyclist (Superbike), race collision.
- October 20 – Lourival de Almeida Filho, 74, Brazilian footballer (Sport Club Corinthians Paulista).
- October 20 – Yoná Magalhães, 80, Brazilian actress.
- October 21 – Sylvia Athayde, 75, Brazilian professor (UFBA) and museologist.
- October 25 – Elmo Braz Soares, 72, Brazilian politician and lawyer, MLA of Minas Gerais (1975–2000), helicopter crash.
- October 27 – Ada Chaseliov, 63, Brazilian telenovela actress, lymphoma.
- October 28 – Jorge Scarso, 99, Italian-born Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Patos de Minas (1967–1992).
- October 29 – Wilson Campos, 65, Brazilian footballer (Santos, Guarani), liver cancer.
- October 29 – Lucídio Portela Nunes, 93, Brazilian politician, Governor of Piauí (1979–1983).
- October 29 – Harry Bernardo Schwarz, 91, Brazilian footballer (SC Internacional).
- November 3 – Dorival Mateus da Costa, 53, Brazilian footballer (Coritiba), heart attack.
- November 6 – Bob Lester, 102, Brazilian musician and tap dancer.
- November 6 – Beni Veras, 80, Brazilian politician, Governor of Ceará (2002).
- November 7 – João Verle, 75, Brazilian politician, Mayor of Porto Alegre (2002–2004).
- November 9 – Sebastião do Rego Barros Netto, 75, Brazilian lawyer and diplomat, Ambassador to Russia (1990-1994) and Argentina (1999-2001), fall from building.
- November 10 – Sandra Moreyra, 61, Brazilian journalist (TV Globo), cancer.
- November 17 – Luiz de Carvalho, 90, Brazilian gospel singer.
- November 27 – José Benedito Simão, 64, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Assis (since 2009).
- November 28 – Nauro Machado, 80, Brazilian poet.
- December 5 – Marília Pêra, 72, Brazilian actress (Pixote, Better Days Ahead), lung cancer.
- December 9 – Juvenal Juvêncio, 81, Brazilian lawyer and sports director.
- December 19 – Selma Reis, 55, Brazilian actress and singer.
- December 25 – Geraldo Roca, 61, Brazilian singer, gunshot.
- "Brazil train collision leaves 158 injured". 6 January 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
- Dan Horch (February 24, 2015). "Judge in Batista's Insider Trading Case Acknowledges Driving Seized Porsche". DealBook. New York Times. Retrieved February 18, 2018.
- Magalhaes, Luciana; Jelmayer, Rogerio (15 March 2015). "Protesters Across Brazil Demonstrate Against President on Sunday". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
- "Up to 51 dead after bus crash in southern Brazil". Reuters. 2017-03-15. Retrieved 2017-01-05.
- Anthony Boadle (September 17, 2015). "Brazil's top court bans corporate money in election campaigns". Reuters. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
- Ex-nadador olímpico, Haroldo de Melo Lara morre aos 80 anos (in Portuguese)
- Hockeyster Inge Vermeulen (30) overleden (in Dutch)
- Morre Vivaldo Frota, ex-governador do Amazonas Archived 2015-02-03 at the Wayback Machine. (in Portuguese)
- Shock as Brazilian surfer Ricardo dos Santos shot dead
- Atriz Maria Della Costa morre aos 89 anos no Rio (in Portuguese)
- Archbishop José Martins da Silva
- Fallece Dalmo, uno de los héroes del mejor Santos de todos los tiempos (in Spanish)
- Morre Odete Lara aos 85 anos (in Portuguese)
- Tomie Ohtake: Painter and sculptor who moved to Brazil, where she became noted for her public artworks
- Morre fundador da Igreja Pentecostal Deus é Amor, David Miranda (in Portuguese)
- Ex-nadador Otávio Mobiglia morre aos 83 anos (in Portuguese)
- Morre em SP, aos 90 anos, a dama da música caipira, Inezita Barroso (in Portuguese)
- Morre Therezinha Zerbini, fundadora do Movimento Feminino pela Anistia (in Portuguese)
- Ator Cláudio Marzo morre no Rio (in Portuguese)
- Carlos Falchi Dies at 70, Fashion Community Mourns Designer
- Bishop João Alves dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap.
- Morre aos 91 anos a crítica de teatro Bárbara Heliodora (in Portuguese)
- Nota de pesar pelo falecimento do ministro aposentado Paulo Brossard (in Portuguese)
- Bishop Antônio Alberto Guimarães Rezende
- Morre em Porto Alegre o ator Claudio Cunha(in Portuguese)
- Morre o ex-deputado federal Pedro Eugênio (PT-PE) (in Portuguese)
- Morre no Rio o director e productor Roberto Talma (in Portuguese)
- Brazilian torture survivor Romeu dies
- Ator e diretor Antônio Abujamra morre em São Paulo (in Portuguese)
- Técnico campeão da Copa do Brasil pelo Juventude, Valmir Louruz morre em Porto Alegre (in Portuguese)
- 22-year old Pan Ams silver medalist Sarah Correa dies after being hit by car
- Archbishop Vicente Joaquim Zico, C.M.
- Senador Luiz Henrique da Silveira morre em Joinville (in Portuguese)
- Archbishop Geraldo Majela de Castro
- Morre o ator Elias Gleizer, aos 81 anos (in Portuguese)
- Falecimento do Prof. Dr. Ubirajara Ribeiro Martins de Souza (in Portuguese)
- Aldo Vieira da Rosa
- http://www.otempo.com.br/cidades/morre-fernando-brant-escritor-e-compositor-mineiro-1.1054415 Morre Fernando Brant, escritor e compositor mineiro (in Portuguese)
- Morre José Messias, jurado do programa Raul Gil, aos 86 anos, no Rio (in Portuguese)
- Football - World Cup winner Zito dies Archived 2015-07-08 at the Wayback Machine.
- Morre Carlinhos, ídolo como jogador e técnico do Flamengo (in Portuguese)
- Cantor Cristiano Araújo morre após acidente de carro em GO, diz hospital (in Portuguese)
- Actor and director Clovis Bueno dies at age 74
- Políticos lamentam morte de Luiz Paulo Conde, ex-prefeito do Rio (in Portuguese)
- Içami Tiba, autor de ‘Quem ama, Educa!’, morre aos 74 anos (in Portuguese)
- Abbot Carmelo Domênico Recchia
- Professor e escritor Joel Rufino dos Santos morre no Rio (in Portuguese)
- Governo e Prefeitura decretam luto oficial pela morte de ex-governador (in Portuguese)
- Betty Lago morre vítima de câncer no Rio (in Portuguese)
- Morre Vivinho, autor de gol histórico em São Januário (in Portuguese)
- 'Saddest man in Brazil' Clovis Acosta Fernandes, World Cup icon, dies aged 60
- J.K. Rowling Mourns the Death of Brazilian Voice of Harry Potter at Age 27
- Former Petrobras CEO Dutra Dead at 58, Workers' Party Says
- Kita, algoz do Palmeiras no Paulista de 1986, morre aos 57 anos (in Portuguese)
- Jorge Andrade, ex-lateral do Inter, morre aos 73 anos em Porto Alegre (in Portuguese)
- Nota de falecimento do professor Angelo da Cunha Pinto (in Portuguese)
- Luiz Carlos Miele morre no Rio (in Portuguese)
- Feared Brazil ex-army intelligence chief Brilhante Ustra dies
- Piloto paulista morre após sofrer acidente durante corrida em Goiânia (in Portuguese)
- Ex-goleiro do Corinthians, Barbosinha morre aos 74 anos (in Portuguese)
- Morre Yoná Magalhães, aos 80 anos, no Rio (in Portuguese)
- Morre em Salvador, aos 75 anos, museóloga Sylvia Athayde (in Portuguese)
- Ex-deputado mineiro morre em queda de helicóptero em Guarani (MG)
- Morre atriz Ada Chaseliov aos 63 anos na madrugada desta terça-feira (in Portuguese)
- Morre na Itália o Bispo Emérito de Patos de Minas, Dom Jorge Scarso (in Portuguese)
- Vítima de câncer, ex-companheiro de Pelé e Sócrates morre em Campinas (in Portuguese)
- Morre aos 93 anos o ex-governador e senador do Piauí Lucídio Portela (in Portuguese)
- Morre Harry Bernardo Schwarz, ex-goleiro do Inter (in Portuguese)
- Campeão brasileiro pelo Coritiba, Toby morre aos 53 anos (in Portuguese)
- Morre no Rio o sapateador Bob Lester, de 102 anos (in Portuguese)
- Morre aos 80 anos o ex-governador do Ceará e ex-ministro Beni Veras (in Portuguese)
- Morre, aos 75 anos, João Verle ex-prefeito de Porto Alegre (in Portuguese)
- Embaixador Sebastião do Rego morre ao cair de prédio no Rio (in Portuguese)
- Jornalista Sandra Moreyra, da Globo, morre no Rio aos 61 anos (in Portuguese)
- Morre Luiz de Carvalho, pioneiro da música gospel no país (in Portuguese)
- Bishop José Benedito Simão
- Morre o poeta e escritor Nauro Machado, em São Luís (in Portuguese)
- Morre a atriz Marília Pêra, aos 72 anos (in Portuguese)
- Ex-presidente do São Paulo, Juvenal Juvêncio morre aos 83 anos Archived 2015-12-22 at the Wayback Machine. (in Portuguese)
- Atriz e cantora Selma Reis morre em Teresópolis, no RJ Archived 2015-12-22 at the Wayback Machine. (in Portuguese)
- Geraldo Roca, compositor de 'Trem do Pantanal', é encontrado morto (in Portuguese)
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