List of places in Brazil named after people

List of places in Brazil named after people

This is a list of places in Brazil which are named after people :

*Anchieta, Brazil - Father José de Anchieta
*Benjamin Constant, Amazonas, Brazil - Benjamin Constant (Brazilian politician, writer and journalist)
*Campos Sales, Brazil - Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales (a president of Brazil)
*Carlos Chagas, Minas Gerais, Brazil - Carlos Chagas (discoverer of Chagas disease)
*Duque de Caxias, Brazil - Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias, Brazilian general and politician
*Epitaciolândia, Acre, Brazil - Epitácio da Silva Pessoa (a Brazilian president)
*Euclides da Cunha, Bahia - Euclides da Cunha (Brazilian writer)
*Florianópolis, Brazil - Floriano Peixoto (a president of Brazil)
*Gonçalves Dias, Maranhão, Brazil - Antônio Gonçalves Dias (a Brazilian poet)
*João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil - João Pessoa Cavalcanti de Albuquerque, governor of the state of Paraíba
*Marechal Deodoro, Amazonas, Brazil - Manuel Deodoro da Fonseca (a president of Brazil)
*Marechal Floriano, Espírito Santo, Brazil - Floriano Peixoto (a president of Brazil)
*Nilo Peçanha, Brazil, Bahia - Nilo Peçanha (a Brazilian president)
*Nilópolis, Brazil - Nilo Peçanha (a Brazilian president)
*Peçanha, Brazil - Nilo Peçanha
*Petrópolis, Brazil - Pedro I, emperor of Brazil
*Presidente Bernardes, Brazil - Artur da Silva Bernardes (a Brazilian president)
*Presidente Dutra, Brazil - Eurico Gaspar Dutra (a Brazilian president)
*Presidente Epitácio, Brazil - Epitâcio da Silva Pessoa (a Brazilian president)
*Presidente Figueiredo, Brazil João Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo (a Brazilian president)
*Presidente Getúlio, Brazil - Getúlio Vargas (a Brazilian president)
*Presidente Jânio Quadros, Brazil Jânio Quadros (a Brazilian president)
*Presidente Juscelino, Brazil - Juscelino Kubitschek (a Brazilian president)
*Presidente Kennedy, Espírito Santo, Brazil - John Fitzgerald Kennedy (American president)
*Presidente Médici, Brazil - Emílio Garrastazú Médici (a Brazilian president)
*Presidente Prudente and Prudente de Morais, Brazil - Prudente José de Morais Barros (a Brazilian president)
*Presidente Sarney, Maranhão, Brazil - José Sarney (a Brazilian president)
*Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil - Barão do Rio Branco (Brazilian politician and diplomat)
*Rondonópolis and Rondolândia, Brazil - Cândido Rondon (Brazilian military officer and explorer)
*Ruy Barbosa, Brazil - Ruy Barbosa (Brazilian jurist, politician and diplomat)
*Salesópolis, Brazil - Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales (a president of Brazil)
*Salvador, Brazil - Jesus (the Christian Savior)
*Santos Dumont, Brazil - Alberto Santos Dumont, inventor of aircraft
*Santos Dumont, Minas Gerais - Alberto Santos Dumont
*São Paulo - Saint Paul
*São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil - Louis IX of France (Saint Louis)
*São Vicente, Brazil - Saint Vincent
*São Sebastião, São Paulo, Brazil - Saint Sebastian
*Sud Mennucci, São Paulo, Brazil - journalist and educator Sud Mennucci
*Teresina, Piauí, Brazil - Empress Tereza Christina of Brazil, wife of Pedro II
*Teresópolis - Empress Tereza Christina of Brazil, wife of Pedro II

ee also

*List of places named after people
**List of country subdivisions named after people
**List of lakes named after people
**List of islands named after people
*Buildings and structures named after people
**List of eponyms of airports
**List of eponyms of stadiums
**List of convention centers named after people
**List of railway stations named after people
*Lists of places by eponym
*List of eponyms
*Lists of etymologies


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