1892 in Brazil

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Events in the year 1892 in Brazil.



  • 21 May - The French-built monitor Solimoes is wrecked off Cape Polonio, Uruguay, with the loss of 125 lives.[1]
  • date unknown
    • Danish botanist Eugenius Warming gives the first detailed description of the Brazilian cerrado in his book Lagoa Santa.[2]
    • The Afro-Brazilian practice of Capoeira is banned (not to be re-legalised until 1937).[3]




  1. ^ "Wreck of an ironclad", Launceston Examiner, 24 May 1892. Accessed 21 December 2013
  2. ^ Warming, E. (1892) Lagoa Santa: Et Bidrag til den biologiske Plantegeografi med en Fortegnelse over Lagoa Santas Hvirveldyr. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter - Naturvidenskabelig og Mathematisk Afdeling, 6. Rk. vol. 6 (3): 153-488. Later French and Portuguese translations
  3. ^ "Capoeira Information". Brazilplaces.com. Archived from the original on 9 June 2009. Retrieved 17 April 2010.
  4. ^ Francisco Cavalcanti Pontes de Miranda's biography at the official site of the Brazilian Academy of Letters (in Portuguese)
  5. ^ A História não Contada
  6. ^ Árvore genealógica de Graciliano Ramos Archived 2014-03-28 at the Wayback Machine (in Portuguese)