Historical events of Brazil

Events

Military controls government

1964

For a long period of time, the military had control of the Brazilian government.

Brazil regains government

1985

Government is finally returned to civilian rule.

Announcement of new constitution

1988

A new law ensures a wide arrangements of the new constitution of Brazil, that gives its people more individual rights.

Fernando Collor de Mello

1989

Fernando Collor de Mello is elected as president in the first elections since 1960.

World Summit Day

1992

Rio de Janeiro hosts, 100 world leaders for the international World Summit Day™.

Fernando Henrique Cardoso

1995

Fernando Henrique Cardoso becomes Brazil’s new president.

Fifth World Cup win

2002

Brazil wins the World Cup™ for the fifth time.

Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva

2003

Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva becomes Brazil’s new president.

Dilma Rousseff

2011

Dilma Rousseff becomes Brazil's first women president of Brazil.

Michel Temer

2016

Michel Temer becomes Brazil’s current president.