Cândido Rondon

1865 - 1958

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Marshal Cândido Mariano da Silva Rondon (5 May 1865 – 19 January 1958) was a Brazilian military officer most famous for his telegraph commission and exploration of Mato Grosso and the Western Amazon Basin, as well as his lifelong support for indigenous Brazilians. He was the first director of Brazil's Indian Protection Service or SPI (later FUNAI) and supported the creation of the Xingu National Park. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cândido Rondon has received more than 145,096 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Cândido Rondon is the 1,176th most popular military personnel, the 295th most popular biography from Brazil and the most popular Brazilian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Cândido Rondon ranks 1,176 out of 1,466Before him are Carl Spaatz, Adolphe Niel, Bernard Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg, Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, Rudolf Maister, and Alexios Strategopoulos. After him are Karl Koller, Sittas, Albert Sidney Johnston, Józef Chłopicki, Aleksander Zawadzki, and Prince Moriyoshi.

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Among people born in 1865, Cândido Rondon ranks 104Before him are Lubor Niederle, Édouard Chavannes, Charles Champaud, Jacques Mieses, Eduard Vilde, and Edgar Aabye. After him are Josef Fischer, Albert Aurier, Arie de Jong, Robert Henri, Uchida Kōsai, and Olavo Bilac. Among people deceased in 1958, Cândido Rondon ranks 89Before him are Nereu Ramos, Oscar Torp, John Boland, Frédéric François-Marsal, Max Jakob Friedländer, and Otto Witte. After him are Evgeny Schwartz, Big Bill Broonzy, J. G. Strijdom, Francisco Olazar, Ferdinand Bruckner, and Maurice Germot.

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Among people born in Brazil, Cândido Rondon ranks 295 out of 1,947Before him are Danilo Alvim (1920), Adhemar Pimenta (1896), Nelsinho Baptista (1950), Valdo Filho (1964), Neco (1895), and Luís Carlos Prestes (1898). After him are Adhemar da Silva (1927), Susana Vieira (1942), Rita Lee (1947), Zé Maria (1949), Júlio César (1963), and Romualdo Arppi Filho (1939).


Among military personnels born in Brazil, Cândido Rondon ranks 1After him are Maria Quitéria (1792), Márcio Melo (1906), and Aurélio de Lira Tavares (1905).