1970 in Brazil
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|1970 in Brazil|
23 stars (1968–92)
|Timeline of Brazilian history|
|Brazilian military government|
|Year of Constitution: 1967|
Events in the year 1970 in Brazil.
- March 11 - Japanese consul-general in São Paulo Nobuo Okuchi is kidnapped by the leftist guerrilla group Vanguarda Popular Revolucionária.
- March 15 - Japanese consul-general in São Paulo Nobuo Okuchi is ransomed by the Brazilian government, he is released in exchange for five political prisoners.
- June 11 - West German ambassador Ehrenfried von Holleben is kidnapped by the Vanguarda Popular Revolucionária and by the Ação Libertadora Nacional.
- June 21 - Brazil defeats Italy 4–1 at the 1970 FIFA World Cup Final in Mexico. It is the third time Brazil wins the FIFA World Cup.
- December 1 - Giovanni Enrico Bucher, the Swiss ambassador to Brazil, is kidnapped by the Ação Libertadora Nacional in Rio de Janeiro; kidnappers demand the release of 70 political prisoners.
- April 20 – Adriano Moraes, rodeo performer
- June 7 – Ronaldo da Costa, long-distance runner
- June 7 – Cafu, footballer
- Skidmore, Thomas. The Politics of Military Rule in Brazil, 1964–1985. pp. 117–118. ISBN 9780195063165. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
- Baumann, Carol. The Diplomatic Kidnappings: A Revolutionary Tactic of Urban Terrorism. pp. 78–79. ISBN 9024714664.
- "Great Sporting Moments: Brazil 4 Italy 1, 1970 World Cup final". Independent. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
- "LEFTISTS IN BRAZIL SEIZE SWISS ENVOY". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
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