Letter from d. Pedro I to d. João VI

Pedro I of Brazil1822 - 1822

Museu Imperial

Museu Imperial
Petrópolis, Brazil

Letter from d. Pedro I to his father and king of Portugal, d. João VI, breaking definitively with the Courts of Lisbon and communicating his acclamation like Constitutional Emperor and Perpetual Defender of Brazil. The letter was written on September 22, 1822, fifteen days after the Proclamation of the Independence of Brazil on September 7.


  • Title: Letter from d. Pedro I to d. João VI
  • Date: 1822 - 1822
  • Physical Dimensions: w25,5 x h40,1 cm (medida total)
  • Provenance: Museu Imperial/Ibram/Minc
  • Type: paper, ink
  • External Link: Museu Imperial
  • Writer: d. Pedro I

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