How Deodoro da Fonseca Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Deodoro da Fonseca reached the respectable age of 65 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous world leader.

Biography - A Short Wiki

After overthrowing Emperor Pedro II in an 1889 coup, this military leader established the Republic of Brazil and took office as the country’s first president.

Following his military service in both the Praieira Revolt of 1848 and the Paraguayan War of the 1860s and early 1870s, he served as Governor of Rio Grande do Sul.

In the early 1890s, facing a potential civil war, he resigned as president.

He was born to Manuel Mendes da Fonseca Galvao and Rosa Maria Paulina de Barros Cavalcanti. He later married Mariana da Fonseca.

He took power shortly after Isabel Princess Imperial of Brazil (the daughter of Emperor Pedro II) abolished slavery in Brazil.

How did Deodoro da Fonseca die?

Information about the death of Deodoro da Fonseca
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death65 years
ProfessionWorld Leader
BirthdayAugust 5, 1827
Death dateAugust 23, 1892
Place of deathBarra Mansa, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Place of burialN/A