Hermes da Fonseca

1855 - 1923

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Hermes Rodrigues da Fonseca (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɛʁmis ʁoˈdɾigis dɐ fõˈsekɐ]; 12 May 1855 – 9 September 1923) was a Brazilian field marshal and politician who served as the eighth President of Brazil between 1910 and 1914. He was a nephew of marshal Deodoro da Fonseca, the first president of Brazil, and general João Severiano da Fonseca, patron of the Army Health Service. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermes da Fonseca has received more than 69,832 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Hermes da Fonseca is the 10,083rd most popular politician (down from 9,646th in 2019), the 228th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 249th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Hermes da Fonseca ranks 10,083 out of 15,577Before him are Arthur Bernardes, Vazgen Sargsyan, Margherita Aldobrandini, Jozef Lenárt, Edward Ochab, and Balthasar, Landgrave of Thuringia. After him are Iziaslav III of Kiev, Marcus Valerius Laevinus, Carlo Sforza, Albert Pintat, Euphemus, and Valdemar the Young.

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Among people born in 1855, Hermes da Fonseca ranks 53Before him are Louis de Beaufront, Hüseyin Hilmi Pasha, Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri, Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser, Albert F. Mummery, and Hugo von Pohl. After him are Julius Röntgen, Marie-Joseph Lagrange, Eugène Boch, Otto Lehmann, Arnold Mendelssohn, and Marie Corelli. Among people deceased in 1923, Hermes da Fonseca ranks 57Before him are Dora Pejačević, Katō Tomosaburō, Fritz Mauthner, Sayed Darwish, Louis Couperus, and Semyon Alapin. After him are Takeo Arishima, Stojan Protić, Ruy Barbosa, Horace Parnell Tuttle, Andrés Avelino Cáceres, and Alfred Edwards.

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Among people born in Brazil, Hermes da Fonseca ranks 228 out of 2,067Before him are Cláudio Hummes (1934), José Bonifácio de Andrada (1763), Philippe Coutinho (1992), Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias (1803), Antônio Fagundes (1949), and Arthur Bernardes (1875). After him are Epitácio Pessoa (1865), Mazinho (1966), Hermeto Pascoal (1936), Maicon Sisenando (1981), Preguinho (1905), and Dorival Caymmi (1914).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Hermes da Fonseca ranks 42Before him are Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales (1841), Nilo Peçanha (1867), José Linhares (1886), José Bonifácio de Andrada (1763), Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias (1803), and Arthur Bernardes (1875). After him are Epitácio Pessoa (1865), Afonso Pena (1847), Raoni Metuktire (1940), Jaime Lerner (1937), Luís Carlos Prestes (1898), and Carlos Luz (1894).