Pilar, Alagoas

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Coordinates: 09°35′50″S 35°57′24″W / 9.59722°S 35.95667°W / -9.59722; -35.95667 Pilar is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Alagoas. Its population was 32,421 (2005) and its area is 249 km².[1] On March 28, 1876, Pilar carried out the last official execution of Brazil.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]
  2. ^ RIBEIRO, João Luiz. No Meio das Galinhas as Baratas Não Têm Razão: A Lei de 10 de Junho de 1835 - Os Escravos e a Pena de Morte no Império do Brasil (1822-1889). Rio de Janeiro, Editora Renovar, 2005.
  3. ^ LIMA Júnior, Félix. Última Execução Judicial no Brasil. Maceió: Edufal, 1979