Arthur Bernardes

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His Excellency
Artur Bernardes
Artur Bernardes (1922).jpg
Artur Bernardes, c. 1922
12th President of Brazil
In office
15 November 1922 – 15 November 1926
Vice President Estácio Coimbra
Preceded by Epitácio Pessoa
Succeeded by Washington Luís
Federal Deputy for Minas Gerais
In office
1 February 1946 – 15 March 1955
In office
3 May 1935 – 10 November 1937
In office
3 May 1915 – 6 September 1918
In office
3 May 1909 – 7 September 1910
Senator for Minas Gerais
In office
3 May 1927 – 24 October 1930
14th President of Minas Gerais
In office
7 September 1918 – 7 September 1922
Preceded by Delfim Moreira
Succeeded by Raul Soares de Moura
Personal details
Born Artur da Silva Bernardes
(1875-08-08)8 August 1875
Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Died 23 March 1955(1955-03-23) (aged 79)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Political party PRM (1900–1937)
UDN (1945)
PR (1945–1955)
Spouse(s) Ciélia Vaz de Mello (m. 1903)
Alma mater Faculty of Law of Largo de São Francisco
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Artur da Silva Bernardes (Portuguese: [aɾˈtuɾ da ˈsiwvɐ beɾˈnaɾdʒis]; 8 August 1875 – 23 March 1955) was a Brazilian politician who served as 12th President of Brazil during the First Brazilian Republic. Born in Viçosa, Minas Gerais, he was elected Governor of Minas Gerais in 1918; in 1922, he was elected President of Brazil and served until 1926. Facing a military rebellion, Bernardes ruled under a state of siege during most of the course of his term.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Delfim Moreira
Governor of Minas Gerais
1918–1922
Succeeded by
Raul Soares de Moura
Preceded by
Epitácio Pessoa
President of Brazil
1922–1926
Succeeded by
Washington Luís