Category: History


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Brazil Independence Day Brazil Independence Day

In 1808, French troops commanded by Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Portugal as a retaliation for the Iberian country's refusal to participate in the trade embargo against the United Kingdom. Fleei [...]

Sep 7th 2013

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On a Redwood History On a Redwood History

Portuguese colonizer Pedro Alvares Cabral landed his first sight on a Brazilian mountain, which he named "Monte Pascoal" or "Paschal Mountain", Easter day on April 22, 1500. Brazil’s name comes from [...]

Mar 2nd 2013
Basic Facts About Brazil Basic Facts About Brazil

Flag & Geo Map: Common Name: Brasil / Brazil Official Name: República Federativa do Brasil / Federative Republic of Brazil Capital: Brasilia Official Language: Portuguese Population [...]

Feb 28th 2013