Francisco Pereira Passos

Aug 29, 1836 - Mar 12, 1913

Francisco Franco Pereira Passos was a Brazilian engineer and politician. He was mayor of Rio de Janeiro from 1902 to 1906, nominated by President Rodrigues Alves. During his tenure, Pereira Passos promoted a large-scale urban renewal plan for Rio, inspired by Georges-Eugène Haussmann's renewal of Paris.
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