1920 in Brazil
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|1920 in Brazil|
21 stars (1889–1960)
|Timeline of Brazilian history|
|First Brazilian Republic|
Events in the year 1920 in Brazil.
- President: Epitácio Pessoa
- Vice President: Delfim Moreira (until 1 July); Francisco Álvaro Bueno de Paiva (from 10 November)
- 20 April - Opening ceremony of the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, at which Brazil competes for the first time. Sport shooter Guilherme Paraense is the first Brazilian to win a gold medal.
Arts and culture
- Coração de Gaúcho, directed by and starring Luiz de Barros
- O Crime de Cravinhos, directed by Arturo Carrari and starring Rodolfo Arena.
- O Garimpeiro, directed by and starring Vittorio Capellaro
- 9 January - João Cabral de Melo Neto, poet and diplomat (died 1999)
- 21 April - Anselmo Duarte, actor, screenwriter and film director (died 2009)
- 26 July - Celso Furtado (died 2004)
- 26 March - Prince Luís of Orléans-Braganza, claimant to the Brazilian throne (born 1878; rheumatism)
- 1 July - Delfim Moreira, politician (born 1868)
- 16 October - Alberto Nepomuceno, conductor and composer (born 1864)
- Official Olympic Reports Archived 2006-06-22 at the Wayback Machine.
- Monteiro Lobato - E-Biografias
- Academia Brasileira de Letras profile of João Cabral de Melo Neto
- "Anselmo Duarte morre em SP aos 89 anos". Folha de S.Paulo (in Portuguese). November 7, 2009. Archived from the original on December 24, 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-07.
- Barman, Roderick J. (2002). Princess Isabel of Brazil: gender and power in the nineteenth century. Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources. ISBN 0-8420-2846-3. BR História. nº 4, Year 1. Duetto, 2007. p 232
- Guimarães, Maria Inês (1994). "Nepomuceno Biography, and Program Notes to Marco Polo Recording of Piano Works". Naxos Records. Retrieved 2007-11-28.
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