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  1. Gukpard

    Could Filinto Müller take power in Brazil?

    So, for the people who don't know Filinto Müller was amoung the most despicable and succesfull people on brazilian politics, He began taking part on the 1924 civil war on the side of the rebels, but after three years he was expelled since he belived it was going nowhere, thus he deserted to the...
  2. Gukpard

    What if João Goulart managed to take emergency powers in 1963?

    In october 1963, less than a year before the coup that ended the populist republic and began the military dictatorship, the brazilian president João Goulart tried a desesperated act to reverse the possibility of a coup by trying to enact a State of Emergency. His proposal came after the...
  3. Osvaldo Aranha became president of Brazil in 1945?

    Osvaldo Aranha was a lawyer, diplomat and one of Getúlio Vargas' most trusted subordinates, serving in a variety of cabinet posts during both of his administrations as minister of justice (1930-31), finance (1931-34 and 1953-54) and foreign relations (1938-44). Most famously, perhaps, he was...
  4. Plausibility Check: Portuguese court moves to Brazil after the 1755 Earthquake

    Like it says on the tin. Could the Portuguese court move to Brazil like they did in 1808, but more than fifty years earlier? Was this ever seriously discussed at the time? IIRC there was a proposal to move the capital to Coimbra, but this was rejected. Could such a transfer be permanent, or...
  5. What would a stable Brazil actually look like?

    I've seen a lot of threads on the survival of Imperial Brazil or even a better Old Republic, but I haven't seen many that actually go into more depth about what this alt-Brazil would actually look like. For simplicity's sake (and my own personal preference) I'm just going to say the the Empire...
  6. Whipidedius

    WI: Brazil's "Intentona Comunista", the socialist revolt, succeed

    This topic has been brought here a few times, but let's see... The year is 1935, Getúlio Vargas has been undemocraticaly ruling Brazil for the last five years. Finally, in November 23 a revolt starts in Natal, northeastern region of Brazil. The revolutionaries take control of the city and...
  7. AHC: Greek/Byzantine Colony in Brazil

    You're challenge is to keep the Byzantine Empire alive well into the Age of Discovery and have it colonize a part of Brazil. Where in Brazil would the Byzantine Empire colonize? What would it be called? How would culture develop there?
  8. Antonio the Komnenoi

    O Império Tropical
    Threadmarks: IT STUMBLES, BUT HASN’T FALLEN

    O IMPÉRIO TROPICAL “It stumbles, but hasn’t fallen.” The night of the 9th of November of 1889 was certainly one to remember, rare were the occasions where the Royal Family held a ball, but when one happened, it was a major event for the aristocracy of the Empire. It was an important day...
  9. Banghogs

    WI: New Holland survived

    In 1630, Dutch maritime troops invaded the colonial territory dominated by the Portuguese and founded the city of Recife, the current capital of the state of Pernambuco. Governed by Mauricio de Nassau, the city developed itself quickly and efficiently, and the Dutch forces spread across the...
  10. Gokbay

    Don't Ask Why, Ghana or Brazil?

    What the title says.
  11. what are the best ways on how to achieve a better-off Brazil?

    There are a multiple ways in which Brazil, which had the similar economic potential early in the mid-19th century during the imperial period and it was a major rising power both politically and economically and enjoyed a good deal of prestige and prosperity as Australia, US and Canada, did could...
  12. Getúlio Vargas stays in retirement?

    Getúlio Vargas was, without a doubt, one of the most important figures in Brazilian history. President from 1930 to 1945, and again from 1951 until his suicide in 1954, he first took power in a revolution, became a dictator and was deposed only to be democratically five years after his removal...
  13. Gukpard

    WI the far right brazilian coup of 1977 succeded?

    During the brutal 1964-85 military dictatorship in Brazil we had some factions inside the government, the main two being the Sorbonne (right wing authoritarian) and the Hardline (far right militaristic), the first wanted a tactic of "surgical interference", where the government should be ruled...
  14. GauchoBadger

    WI: Spanish Amazon basin?

    With a PoD somewhere between the Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494 and the Treaty of Madrid in 1750, how can we make it so that Spain, not Portugal, attains control of the Amazon river basin? Think Spanish control over roughly the OTL Brazilian states of Acre, Amazonas, most of Pará, Rondônia and...
  15. Gukpard

    Assuming Brazil breaks up Gran Colombia, how the post bolivarian order would look like?

    Of all the states Simon Bolivar hated, after the european states the winner was Brazil. He hated since Brazil was a monarchy, since it was on his views a sucession of the portuguese imperialism and especially due the fact that the brazilian imperial family had ties with the european monarchs he...
  16. AHC: Hitler and Mussolini born in the same state

    My state (Rio Grande do Sul,Brazil) is famous for the great porcentual of immigration of Germans(from Germany and Austria) and Italians(here having regions of city that the large population descending from immigrants of this countries). This raised me some ideas from write my first timeline...
  17. Kingdom of Paraguay |

    At the end of the Paraguay War, the country had to cede territories to its neighbors, especially to the powerful Empire of Brazil. But what if the story was different? What if Brazil seizes the opportunity to establish a monarchy in Paraguay under the command of Princess Isabel and Count...
  18. ronaldo

    The colony that had colonies

    Hello everyone, I have been building an alternate story a few months ago in which Brazil became a great power comparable to the power of France during the 19th and 20th century. In this world Brazil industrialized very early being one of the first places to industrialize, after its independence...
  19. KingOnTheEdge

    WI: France Conquers Brazil?

    Otl, the 1550s saw a failed French invasion of Brazil. Looking at France and Portugal, it seems to safe to say that if France had sent, like and actual army of almost any size and not like a 500 man mob, they could probably take it. So what if France took Brazilia?
  20. Gukpard

    WI Brazil democratizes on the 1900s-10s-20s

    In OTL from 1889 until 1930 brazil was under a oligarchic republic known as "The old republic", with all presidents being selected from the running oligarchies. Some dictators showed up like Arthur Bernardes or the greatest S.o. B. in brazilian history Floriano Peixoto, but something that...
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