Gastão d'Escragnolle, Baron d'Escragnolle

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Gastão d'Escragnolle, Baron d'Escragnolle

Gastão Luís Henrique Robert d'Escragnolle, Baron d'Escragnolle (Rio de Janeiro, April 16, 1821 — Rio de Janeiro, June 16, 1886) was a Brazilian politician, military figure and nobleman. His father, Alexandre Luís Maria Roberto d'Escragnolle (1785 — 1828), was the Count d'Escragnolle.

He was the aide-de-camp of Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, the Duke of Caxias. He would later abandon his career as a lieutenant colonel to dedicate himself to politics, in the area of public administration.

One of his sisters, Gabriela d'Escragnolle, married the painter Félix Taunay, the future father of famous novelist and politician Alfredo d'Escragnolle Taunay, the Viscount of Taunay.

The coat of arms of the Baron d'Escragnolle

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