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Emílio Garrastazu Médici
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President of Brazil
In office
October 30, 1969 – March 14, 1974
Vice President Augusto Rademaker
Preceded by Military Junta (interim)
Succeeded by Ernesto Geisel
Head of the National Intelligence Service
In office
March 17, 1967 – March 28, 1969
President Artur da Costa e Silva
Preceded by Golbery do Couto e Silva
Succeeded by Carlos Alberto da Fontoura
Personal details
Born (1905-12-04)December 4, 1905
Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Died October 9, 1985(1985-10-09) (aged 79)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Resting place São João Batista Cemetery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Political party ARENA
Spouse(s) Scylla Nogueira
Children 2
Profession Military
Military service
Allegiance Brazil Brazil
Branch/service Coat of arms of the Brazilian Army.svg Brazilian Army
Years of service 1927–1969
Rank General do Exército.gif Army General
  • Preparation Center of the Reserve Officers (CPOR) to Porto Alegre (1953–57)
  • 4th Cavalry Division, based in Campo Grande (1961–63)
  • Military Academy of the Black Needles (1963–64)
  • Third Army, in Rio Grande do Sul (1969)

Emílio Garrastazu Médici ( December 4, 1905 – October 9, 1985) was a Brazilian military leader and politician. He was President of Brazil from 1969 to 1974.

Médici died of kidney failure on October 9, 1985 at the age of 79 after suffering a stroke.


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