Júlio Prestes

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Júlio Prestes
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President-elect of Brazil
In office
elected March 1, 1930
Vice President Vital Soares (elect)
Preceded by Washington Luís
Succeeded by Getúlio Vargas
Governor of São Paulo
In office
July 14, 1927 – October 24, 1930
Preceded by Carlos de Campos
Succeeded by Pedro Manuel de Toledo
Personal details
Born Júlio Prestes de Albuquerque
March 15, 1882
Itapetininga, São Paulo, Brazilian Empire
Died February 9, 1946(1946-02-09) (aged 63)
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Júlio Prestes de Albuquerque (March 15, 1882 – February 9, 1946) was a Brazilian politician. Governor of São Paulo state in 1926, he was elected president of Brazil on March 1, 1930, but never took office because the government was overthrown in the Revolution of 1930 that brought Getúlio Vargas to power, three weeks before Prestes' scheduled inauguration on November 15, 1930.

Government offices
Preceded by
Carlos de Campos
Governor of São Paulo
1927–1930
Succeeded by
Pedro Manuel de Toledo