Aureliano Coutinho, Viscount of Sepetiba

The Viscount of Sepetiba

Aureliano de Sousa e Oliveira Coutinho, Viscount of Sepetiba
Minister of Justice
In office
Preceded by Diogo Antônio Feijó
Succeeded by Antônio Limpo de Abreu, Viscount of Abaeté
Personal details
Born (1800-07-21)21 July 1800
Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Portuguese colony)
Died 25 September 1855(1855-09-25) (aged 55)
Niterói, Rio de Janeiro
Political party 1st Liberal Party (1830–1831)
Moderate Party (1831–1837)
2nd Liberal Party (Courtier Faction) (1837–c.1847)
2nd Liberal Party (c.1847–1855)
Occupation Politician
Religion Roman Catholic
Signature Cursive ink signature

Aureliano de Sousa e Oliveira Coutinho, Viscount of Sepetiba (21 July 1800 – 25 September 1855) was a Brazilian politician, judge and monarchist during the period of the Empire of Brazil (1822–1889). He was the leader of the "Courtier Faction", a political faction composed of high-ranking palace servants and notable politicians who exercised a strong influence over Emperor Pedro II in his early years.

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