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Vargas, Getúlio Dornelles

Line breaks: Ge|tú¦lio Dor|nelles Var¦gas
Pronunciation: /ˈvɑːɡəs
 
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Definition of Vargas, Getúlio Dornelles in English:

( 1883–1954), Brazilian statesman, President 1930–45 and 1951-4. After seizing power he ruled as a virtual dictator until overthrown by a coup. Returned to power after elections in 1951, he later committed suicide after widespread calls for his resignation.

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