8 Sights in Santa Maria, Brazil (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Santa Maria, Brazil. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Santa Maria, Brazil.

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1. Irineu Evangelista de Sousa

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Irineu Evangelista de Sousa Maua_00.JPG: Joaquim Insley Pacheco (1830-1912); derivative work: Kingpin13 (talk); / Public domain

Irineu Evangelista de Sousa, the Viscount of Mauá was a Brazilian entrepreneur, industrialist, banker and politician. Born to a family of small estancieiros (ranchers), Sousa became one of the world's richest men; by 1867, his wealth was larger than the annual budget of the Brazilian Empire. He was called the Rothschild of the South American continent by the New York Times in 1871. He received the titles of baron (1854) and visconde com grandeza (1874) of Mauá. A pioneer in several areas of the economy of Brazil, one of his greatest achievements was to start the construction of the Mauá Railroad, the first railroad in Brazil.

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2. José de San Martin

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José de San Martin / Public domain

José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras, known simply as José de San Martín or the Liberator of Argentina, Chile and Peru, was an Argentine general and the primary leader of the southern and central parts of South America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire who served as the Protector of Peru. Born in Yapeyú, Corrientes, in modern-day Argentina, he left the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata at the early age of seven to study in Málaga, Spain.

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3. Marcelino Champagnat

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Marcelino Champagnat Ravery / Public domain

Marcellin Joseph Benedict Champagnat, also known as Saint Marcellin Champagnat, was born in Le Rosey, village of Marlhes, near St. Etienne (Loire), France. He was the founder of the Marist Brothers, a religious congregation of brothers in the Catholic Church devoted to Mary and dedicated to education. His feast day is 6 June, his death anniversary.

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4. Museu Gama D'Eça

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The Educational Museum Gama D'Eça is located in the center of Santa Maria city, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The current headquarters of the museum, located at Rua do Acamapamento Street, 81. The schedule of visits to the Museum is from Monday to Friday from 8am to 12am and from 1pm to 5pm.

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5. Basílica da Medianeira

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The Nossa Senhora Medianeira Basilica Sanctuary of all graces is a Catholic temple dedicated to the Virgin Mary, located in the gaucho municipality of Santa Maria, being the only basilica in the world dedicated to the Medianeira of all graces.

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6. Getúlio Dorneles Vargas

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Getúlio Dorneles Vargas Governo do Brasil / Public domain

Getúlio Dornelles Vargas, also known by his initials GV and nicknamed "the Father of the Poor", was a Brazilian lawyer and politician who served as the 14th and 17th president of Brazil, from 1930 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1954.

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7. João Niederauer Sobrinho

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Colonel João Niederauer Sobrinho was born on April 4, 1827 at the Protestant German Colony of three fork in Rio Grande do Sul, son of immigrants Philipp Leonard Niederauer and Catharina Diehl Niederauer.

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8. José Mariano da Rocha Filho

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Goip • comc • omm is a Brazilian doctor and educator. He was a professor responsible for the establishment and installation of the Federal University of Santa Maria, and in 1960 he was the first dean.

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