Joaquim Marques Lisboa, Marquis of Tamandaré

The Marquis of Tamandaré

The Marquis of Tamandaré, 1873
Born 13 December 1807
Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Portuguese Colony)
Died 20 March 1897(1897-03-20) (aged 89)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Allegiance  Empire of Brazil
Service/branch Brazilian Navy
Rank Admiral
Battles/wars Brazilian War of Independence
Cisplatine War
Ragamuffin War
Uruguayan War
Paraguayan War
Other work Minister of War

Joaquim Marques Lisboa, Marquis of Tamandaré (December 13, 1807 March 20, 1897), was a military officer and member of the Liberal Party.

Lisboa was born in Rio Grande. His long military career expanded from the Brazilian War of Independence (1822–24) to the Paraguayan War (1864–70) and for being the very first Brazilian native Admiral, he is the Brazilian Navy patron.

In the year 1936–1938 Brazil published a coin with his portrait.

He died in Rio de Janeiro, aged 89.

Monument to Lisboa in Rio de Janeiro.

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