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>The **1964 Brazilian coup d’état** ([Portuguese](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portuguese_language): *Golpe de estado no Brasil em 1964* or, more colloquially, *golpe de 64*) was a series of events in [Brazil](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazil) from March 31 to April 1 that led to the overthrow of President [João Goulart](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jo%C3%A3o_Goulart) by members of the [Brazilian Armed Forces](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazilian_Armed_Forces), supported by the [United States government](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_government_of_the_United_States).[](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1964_Brazilian_coup_d%27%C3%A9tat#cite_note-1964coup-1)[](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1964_Brazilian_coup_d%27%C3%A9tat#cite_note-2) The following day, with the military already in control of the country, the [Brazilian Congress](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Congress_of_Brazil) came out in support of the coup and endorsed it by declaring vacant the office of the presidency.[](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1964_Brazilian_coup_d%27%C3%A9tat#cite_note-1964coupCongress-3) The coup put an end to the government of Goulart, also known as Jango, a member of the [Brazilian Labour Party](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazilian_Labour_Party_(historical)), who had been democratically elected Vice President in the same election in which conservative [Jânio Quadros](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C3%A2nio_Quadros), from the [National Labor Party](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podemos_(Brazil)) and backed by the [National Democratic Union](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Democratic_Union_(Brazil)), won the presidency.
Brazils is and and have always been such a mess