Eurico Gaspar Dutra

Eurico Gaspar Dutra

name=Eurico Gaspar Dutra

term_start=January 31, 1946
term_end=January 31, 1951
predecessor=José Linhares
successor=Getúlio Vargas
birth_date=birth date|1883|5|18|mf=y
birth_place=Cuiabá, Mato Grosso
death_date=death date and age|1974|6|11|1883|5|18|mf=y
death_place=Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
party=Social Democratic Party - PSD
order=19th President of Brazil
vicepresident=Nereu Ramos

Eurico Gaspar Dutra,PC (18 May, 1883 - 11 June, 1974), was a Brazilian general, politician and president of Brazil from 1946-1951.

He was born in Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, and like many other Brazilians, was from Azorean-Portuguese origin.

Gaspar Dutra was one of the generals in charge of the soldiers on the Brazilian Expeditionary Force that entered World War II, and he succeeded Getúlio Vargas in the presidency.

He left it in 1951 and until then, he was considered as a presidential candidate.

Gaspar Dutra died in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's former capital.

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