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Júlio Prates de Castilhos

Júlio de Castilhos
Governor of Rio Grande do Sul
In office
1891–1891
Preceded by Fernando Abbott
Succeeded by Junta
Governor of Rio Grande do Sul
In office
1893–1898
Preceded by Fernando Abbott
Succeeded by Antônio Augusto Borges de Medeiros
Personal details
Born (1860-06-29)June 29, 1860
São Martinho, district of Cruz Alta
Died October 24, 1903(1903-10-24) (aged 43)
Porto Alegre
Political party PRR
Profession lawyer

Júlio Prates de Castilhos (Cruz Alta, 29 June 1860 — Porto Alegre, 24 October 1903) was a Brazilian journalist and politician. Elected Patriarch of Rio Grande do Sul[1]

He was twice the governor of Rio Grande do Sul and was the principal author of the State Constitution of 1891 and a model for many future politicians of the region.[2] He disseminated positivist ideas in Brazil.

On July 15, 1891, Julio de Castilhos was elected president of the state of Rio Grande do Sul However, with the fall of Deodoro da Fonseca, was deposed on November 3 that year.[1]

The town of Júlio de Castilhos is named after him.

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