2019 in Brazil
Jump to navigation Jump to search
|2019 in Brazil|
27 stars (1992–present)
|Timeline of Brazilian history|
|History of Brazil since 1985|
|Year of Constitution: 1988|
Events in the year 2019 in Brazil.
- 1 Incumbents
- 2 Events
- 3 Arts and culture
- 4 Sports
- 5 Births
- 6 Deaths
- 7 See also
- 8 References
- 9 Links
- January 1: Inauguration of Jair Bolsonaro as the 38th President of Brazil.
- January 8: Brazil formally withdraws from the UN's Global Compact for Migration pact, however, Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araújo says that the country will continue to accept Venezuelan refugees.
- January 25: The Brumadinho dam disaster, when a mining dam owned by Vale, collapses in Minas Gerais, leaving 203 dead and one hundred and five individuals missing.
- February 1: Rodrigo Maia is reelected President of Chamber of Deputies.
- February 2: Davi Alcolumbre is elected President of Senate.
- February 6: Heavy rain hits Rio de Janeiro, leaving six people dead and two missing.
- February 8: A fire on Flamengo youth academy training camp leaves ten people dead and three injured in Rio de Janeiro
- February 11: A helicopter carrying journalist and news anchor Ricardo Boechat crashes in São Paulo, killing both Boechat and the pilot.
- February 17: Four children die after a landslide in Mauá, São Paulo.
- March 13:
- Two former military police officers are arrested in Brazil for the murders of Marielle Franco and her driver Anderson Gomes. One of the suspects was arrested at home, in a Rio de Janeiro gated community where President Jair Bolsonaro also resides. Franco was born in a Rio favela and became a politician and activist against violence in the slums, which are often controlled by paramilitary groups. Her assassination prompted widespread protests.
- Two men, of 17 and 25 years old, attack a school in the Brazilian city of Suzano, São Paulo, with a revolver and a knife, killing eight and wounding 23 people, among students and staff. The two shooters committed suicide after the attack. Police have found a crossbow, Molotov cocktails and a "suitcase with wires" at the scene.
- March 21: Former President Michel Temer is arrested as part of an investigation into corruption. Former Governor of Rio de Janeiro Moreira Franco is also arrested.
- July 29: At least 52 people are killed, including sixteen who were beheaded, during a prison riot in Pará, which saw rival gangs battle for five hours.
Arts and culture
This section is empty. You can help by adding to it. (October 2019)
This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (July 2019)
- January 8 - José Belvino do Nascimento, 86, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Itumbiara (1981–1987) and Divinópolis (1989–2009).
- January 9 - Óscar González-Quevedo, 88, Spanish-born Brazilian Jesuit priest and parapsychologist, heart disease.
- January 15 - Edyr de Castro, 72, Brazilian actress (Roque Santeiro, Por Amor, Cabocla), and singer, multiple organ failure.
- January 28 - Antônio Petrus Kalil, 93, Brazilian criminal, pneumonia.
- February 6 - Jairo do Nascimento, 72, Brazilian footballer (Corinthians, Coritiba), kidney cancer.
- February 10 - Daniel Silva dos Santos, 36, Brazilian footballer, cancer.
- February 11 - Ricardo Boechat, 66, Argentine-born Brazilian journalist (O Globo, O Dia, Jornal do Brasil), helicopter crash.
- February 13 - Bibi Ferreira, 96, Brazilian actress (Leonora of the Seven Seas, The End of the River) and singer.
- February 16 - Silvestre Luís Scandián, 87, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Araçuaí (1975–1981) and Archbishop of Vitória (1984–2004).
- February 19 - João Paulo dos Reis Veloso, 87, Brazilian economist, Minister of Planning (1969–1979), president of the Institute of Applied Economic Research (1969).
- February 23 - Douglas, 51, Brazilian-born Swedish scarlet macaw actor (Pippi in the South Seas).
- February 25
- March 11 - Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, 75, Brazilian football player (Santos, national team) and manager (Valeriodoce), world champion (1962), heart attack.
- March 12 - Eurico Miranda, 74, Brazilian football chairman (Vasco da Gama) and politician, Deputy (1995–2002).
- March 17 – João Carlos Marinho, 83, writer (O Gênio do Crime).
- March 26 - Rafael Henzel, 45, Brazilian sports broadcaster, survivor of LaMia Flight 2933crash, heart attack.
- April 7 - Jean Paul Jacob, 81–82, Brazilian-American computer scientist.
- April 15 - Marcelo Dascal, 78, Brazilian-born Israeli philosopher and linguist.
- April 19 – MC Sapão, 40, singer, pneumonia.
- April 20 - Valdiram, 36, Brazilian footballer (CR Vasco da Gama), beaten.
- April 21 – Jerusa Pires Ferreira, 81, professor, translator (Paul Zumthor) and essayist, Prêmio Jabuti laureate (1993), cancer.
- April 25 - Dirceu Krüger, 74, Brazilian footballer (Coritiba), heart attack.
- April 26 - Zé do Carmo, 85, Brazilian ceramist, heart attack.
- April 28
- April 29 - José Rodrigues Neto, 69, Brazilian footballer (Flamengo, Ferro Carril Oeste, national team), thrombosis.
- April 30 - Beth Carvalho, 72, Brazilian samba singer (Estação Primeira de Mangueira).
- May 11 - Lúcio Mauro, 92, Brazilian actor and comedian, respiratory failure.
- May 14 - Urbano José Allgayer, 95, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Passo Fundo (1982–1999).
- May 18 - Ney da Matta, 52, Brazilian football manager (Ipatinga, Brasiliense, CRAC), pancreatitis.
- May 25 - Lady Francisco, 84, Brazilian actress.
- May 27 - Gabriel Diniz, 28, Brazilian singer and composer, plane crash.
- June 2 - Gabi Costa, 33, Brazilian actress (Nada Será Como Antes), cardiorespiratory arrest.
- June 3
- June 7
- June 8 - Andre Matos, 47, Brazilian singer (Viper, Angra, Shaman), heart attack.
- June 9 - Rafael Miguel, 22, Brazilian actor (Chiquititas), shot.
- June 14 - Clóvis Rossi 76, Brazilian journalist (Folha de S. Paulo), heart attack.
- June 17 - Moacyr Grechi, 83, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Porto Velho (1998–2011).
- June 19 - Rubens Ewald Filho, 74, Brazilian film critic.
- June 22
- June 28 - Mário Jorge da Fonseca Hermes, 92, Brazilian basketball player.
- June 29 - Michael Uchendu, 21, Brazilian basketball player (Bauru), jet ski accident
- July 6
- July 7 – Paulo Bomfim, 93, Brazilian poet, complications from a fall.
- July 8 – Tunica Teixeira, 69, Brazilian sound designer and musical producer, cancer.
- July 10 – Paulo Henrique Amorim, 77, Brazilian journalist.
- July 28 – Ruth de Souza, 98, Brazilian actress.
- August 2 - Gildo Cunha do Nascimento, 79, Brazilian footballer (Palmeiras, Flamengo, Paranaense).
- August 9 - Altair Gomes de Figueiredo, 81, Brazilian footballer (Fluminense, national team).
- August 12 - João Carlos Barroso, 69, Brazilian actor, pancreatic cancer.
- August 23 - Kito Junqueira, 71, Brazilian actor (Eternamente Pagú) and politician.
- August 25 - Fernanda Young, 49, Brazilian novelist, screenwriter and actress (Os Normais), cardiac arrest.
- August 26 - Walmir Alberto Valle, 81, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Zé Doca (1991–2002) and Joaçaba (2003–2010), cancer.
- September 1 - Alberto Goldman, 81, Brazilian politician, MP (1979–2006), Minister of Transport (1992–1993) and Governor of São Paulo (2010–2011), cancer.
- September 4 - Elton Medeiros, 89, Brazilian MPB and samba singer, pneumonia.
- September 7 - Ilo Krugli, 88, Brazilian actor.
- September 15 - Roberto Leal, 67, Portuguese-Brazilian singer, skin cancer.
- October 16 – Lázaro de Mello Brandão, 93, banker and businessman, President of Banco Bradesco (1981–2017).
|Wikinews has related news: Category: Brazil|
- "O presidente Jair Bolsonaro recebe a Faixa Presidencial". Agência Brasil (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2 January 2019.
- "Brazil quits U.N. migration pact, will still take in Venezuelan refugees: source". Reuters. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
- "Brumadinho dam collapse: 'Little hope' of finding missing in Brazil". BBC. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
- "Rodrigo Maia é reeleito presidente e comandará Câmara até 2021". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved 1 February 2019.
- "Após desistência de Renan e duas votações, Davi Alcolumbre é eleito presidente do Senado em 1º turno". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2 February 2019.
- "Temporal no Rio mata 3 pessoas, derruba árvores, alaga ruas e hotel". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved 7 February 2019.
- "Sobe para seis o número de mortos em decorrência das chuvas no Rio". UOL (in Portuguese). Retrieved 7 February 2019.
- "Atletas da base do Flamengo morrem em incêndio no CT Ninho do Urubu". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved 8 February 2019.
- "Ricardo Boechat: Brazil news anchor dies in helicopter crash". BBC. Retrieved 12 February 2019.
- "Quatro crianças são encontradas mortas em Mauá em desabamentos após temporal". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved 17 February 2019.
- "Brazil: two ex-police officers arrested over murder of Marielle Franco". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
- "Dupla ataca escola em Suzano, mata oito pessoas e se suicida". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved 13 March 2019.
- "Michel Temer: Brazil ex-president arrested in corruption probe". BBC. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
- "Brazil jail riot in Para state leaves 52 dead as gangs fight". BBC. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
- João Carlos Marinho, autor de 'O Gênio do Crime', morre aos 83 anos, em São Paulo (in Portuguese)
- Morre MC Sapão, expoente do funk carioca dos anos 2000 (in Portuguese)
- Morre a professora e ensaísta Jerusa Pires Ferreira aos 81 anos (in Portuguese)
- Ex-presidente do Bradesco, Lázaro Brandão morre aos 93 anos (in Portuguese)
- Media related to 2019 in Brazil at Wikimedia Commons