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5 Cruzeiro 1964 - 1966 , Brazil

in Krause book Number: 176
Years of issue: 1964 - 1966
Edition: --
Signatures: Diretor Caixa De Amorticao: Sergio Augusto Ribeiro, Ministro Da Fazenda: Octavio Gouvea de Bulhoes
Serie: 1964 Issue
Specimen of: 1964
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 158 x 68
Printer: TDLR (Thomas de la Rue & Company), London

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5 Cruzeiro 1964 - 1966

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5 Cruzeiro 1964 - 1966

José Maria da Silva Paranhos, Jr., Baron of Rio BrancoJosé Maria da Silva Paranhos, Jr., Baron of Rio Branco (April 20, 1845 - February 10, 1912) was a Brazilian diplomat, geographer, historian, monarchist, politician and professor, considered to be the "father of Brazilian diplomacy". He was the son of famous statesman José Maria da Silva Paranhos, Sr.. The Baron of Rio Branco was a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters, occupying its 34th chair from 1898 until his death in 1912. As a representative of Brazil, through his outstanding diplomacy, he managed to peacefully resolve Brazil's border disputes with its South American neighbors.

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5 Cruzeiro 1964 - 1966

Antonio ParreirasThe painting by Antonio Parreiras "A Conquista do Amazonas" (1907). Now is in the "Museum Historico do Estado do Para", in Belem.

Belem - municipality, city and port in northern Brazil, the capital of Para.

Antonio Parreiras (1860-1937) was a Brazilian painter. Although much of his work was made up of historical and nude paintings, he expressed himself best in his landscapes, which combined European influences with those of his native Brazil.

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Interesting fact:

The name Brazil comes from the Brazilian mahogany - Pau Brasil. Previously, the country was known as Terra de Santa Cruz, which means Land of the Holy Cross.