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Joaquim José da Silva Xavier "O Tiradentes"

Fazenda do Pombal 1746 - Rio de Janeiro 1792
leading member of the Brazilian revolutionary movement Inconfidência Mineira whose aim was full independence from Portugal. Tiradentes was arrested, tried and publicly hanged
(Wikipedia)
Toon van de Wiel (Antônio van der Weill)
1963

Belo Horizonte /  Joaquim José da Silva Xavier "O Tiradentes"   Belo Horizonte /  Joaquim José da Silva Xavier "O Tiradentes"

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Large (6½ m) bronze statue on a high stone base, showing Tiradentes just before he was hanged.

Belo Horizonte - Joaquim José da Silva Xavier "O Tiradentes"

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Locatie (S 19°55'48" - W 43°55'54")

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