Getúlio Vargas

1882 - 1954

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Getúlio Dornelles "Gegè" Vargas (Portuguese: [ʒeˈtulju doɾˈnɛlis ˈvaɾɡɐs]; 19 April 1882 – 24 August 1954), also known by his initials GV and nicknamed "the Father of the Poor", was a Brazilian lawyer, politician, and dictator who served as the 14th and 17th president of Brazil. He was born in São Borja, Rio Grande do Sul to a powerful family, embarking on a quick military career before graduating from law school. His political career began with district attorney, soon becoming a state deputy prior to a short interim period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Getúlio Vargas has received more than 805,995 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Getúlio Vargas is the 1,573rd most popular politician (down from 1,460th in 2019), the 26th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 23rd in 2019) and the 6th most popular Brazilian Politician.

Getúlio Vargas was a Brazilian politician who is most famous for being the president of Brazil from 1930 to 1945. He was also the president of Brazil from 1951 to 1954.

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Among politicians, Getúlio Vargas ranks 1,573 out of 15,710Before him are Bill de Blasio, Olof Skötkonung, Uesugi Kenshin, Albert Lebrun, Amr ibn Hishām, and John II of Aragon. After him are Elizabeth of Portugal, Edward, King of Portugal, Ahmad Shah Massoud, Viktor Orbán, Emeric, King of Hungary, and Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1882, Getúlio Vargas ranks 31Before him are Emmerich Kálmán, Zoltán Kodály, Princess Marie Bonaparte, Arthur Eddington, Charles Ponzi, and Princess Margaret of Connaught. After him are Jacques Maritain, Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, Percy Williams Bridgman, Hans Geiger, Bela Lugosi, and Moritz Schlick. Among people deceased in 1954, Getúlio Vargas ranks 14Before him are Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, Princess Märtha of Sweden, André Derain, Machine Gun Kelly, Andrey Vyshinsky, and Wilhelm Furtwängler. After him are Dziga Vertov, Alcide De Gasperi, Maximilian von Weichs, The French Angel, Otto Diels, and Jacinto Benavente.

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Among people born in Brazil, Getúlio Vargas ranks 26 out of 1,947Before him are Paulo Freire (1921), João Havelange (1916), Luiz Felipe Scolari (1948), Carlos Alberto Torres (1944), Emerson Fittipaldi (1946), and Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887). After him are Ronaldinho (1980), Nílton Santos (1925), João Gilberto (1931), Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948), Djalma Santos (1929), and Carlos Alberto Parreira (1943).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Getúlio Vargas ranks 6Before him are Jair Bolsonaro (1955), Dilma Rousseff (1947), Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), Michel Temer (1940), and Pedro II of Brazil (1825). After him are Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948), Maria II of Portugal (1819), Juscelino Kubitschek (1902), Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), and Zumbi (1655).