Pinheiro Machado (politician)

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Pinheiro Machado
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Member of the Federal Senate
In office
1 January 1890 – 8 September 1915
Constituency Rio Grande do Sul
President of the Federal Senate
Acting
In office
15 November 1902 – 17 June 1903
Preceded by Rosa e Silva
as Vice President of Brazil
Succeeded by Afonso Pena
as Vice President of Brazil
Personal details
Born (1851-05-08)May 8, 1851
Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Empire of Brazil
Died September 8, 1915(1915-09-08) (aged 64)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Political party Conservative Republican Party
Profession Cattle breeder, lawyer

José Gomes Pinheiro Machado (May 8, 1851 – September 8, 1915) was a Brazilian republican politician. He fought for the establishment of the Republic in Brazil and for its consolidation.

He fought on the republican side in the Federalist Revolution (Revolução Federalista), commanding the North Division (Divisão do Norte) and winning a victory over the monarchist forces at the battle of Passo Fundo in 1894.

He was a senator for the state of Rio Grande do Sul from 1890 until his assassination in 1915.[1]

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