Afonso Pena

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Afonso Pena
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President of Brazil
In office
15 November 1906 – 14 June 1909
Vice PresidentNilo Peçanha
Preceded byRodrigues Alves
Succeeded byNilo Peçanha
Vice President of Brazil
In office
17 June 1903 – 14 November 1906
PresidentRodrigues Alves
Preceded byRosa e Silva
Succeeded byNilo Peçanha
Personal details
Born(1847-11-30)30 November 1847
Santa Bárbara, Minas Gerais, Empire of Brazil
Died14 June 1909(1909-06-14) (aged 61)
Catete Palace, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Political partyConservative Party (1874–1889)
Mineiro Republican Party (1889–1909)
Spouse(s)
Maria Guilhermina de Oliveira (m. 1875–1909)
; his death
Children12
Alma materUniversity of São Paulo
Signature
Other offices held
  • 1900–1902:
    President of the Belo Horizonte Deliberative Council
  • 1895–1898:
    President of the Bank of Brazil
  • 1900–1902:
    State Senator, Minas Gerais
  • 1892–1894:
    President of Minas Gerais
  • 1891–1891:
    State Senator, Minas Gerais
  • 1885–1885:
    Minister of Justice
  • 1884–1884:
    Minister of War
  • 1883–1884:
    Minister of Agriculture and Transport
  • 1882–1882:
    Minister of War (interim)
  • 1882–1882:
    Minister of the Navy (interim)
  • 1878–1889:
    General Deputy for Minas Gerais
  • 1874–1878:
    Provincial Deputy, Minas Gerais

Afonso Augusto Moreira Pena (Portuguese: [aˈfõsu awˈɡustu moˈrejrɐ ˈpenɐ]; 30 November 1847 – 14 June 1909) was a Brazilian politician who served as President of Brazil between 1906 and 1909.[1] He was the first president to die in office. Pena died of pneumonia on 14 June 1909.

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