Augusto Hamann Rademaker Grünewald

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Augusto Rademaker
Rademaker with fellow junta members (first from right)
President of Brazil
Member of the Military Junta
In office
31 August – 30 October 1969
Vice President Pedro Aleixo (31.08/14.10)
Vacant (14.10/30.10)
Preceded by Costa e Silva
Succeeded by Emílio Médici
19th Vice President of Brazil
In office
30 October 1969 – 15 March 1974
President Emílio Médici
Preceded by Pedro Aleixo
Succeeded by Adalberto dos Santos
Personal details
Born 11 May 1905
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died 18 September 1985 (aged 80)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Political party ARENA
Profession Admiral

Augusto Hamann Rademaker Grünewald (11May 1905 – 13 September 1985) was an admiral in the Brazilian navy. Rademaker was one of the military in the Military Junta (August 30, 1969 - October 30, 1969) that ruled Brazil between the illness of Artur da Costa e Silva in August 1969 and the investiture ceremony of Emílio Garrastazú Médici in October of that same year, elected by fellow officer generals and confirmed by the Congress. In the same occasions Rademaker was picked and "elected" as vice-president for the same term as Medici's (1969–1974).[1] He was of German and Danish descent.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Augusto Rademaker" (in Portuguese). The government of Brazil. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  2. ^ KOIFMAN, Fábio. Presidentes Do Brasil: De Deodoro A Fhc.
Political offices
Preceded by
Artur da Costa e Silva
Member of the Military Junta
Lira Tavares and Márcio Melo

Succeeded by
Emílio Garrastazu Médici