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[BRAZIL] Zumbi dos Palmares 1655-1695


-Zumbi dos Palmares was born free in the Palmares region of Brazil in the year 1655-1695 the last of the military leaders of the Quilombo (Kimbundu word: "kilombo," of the North Mbundu Bantu language in Angola, meaning "warrior village or settlement") of Palmares. The Quilombo dos Palmares were a free society (free born, maroons, or refugee slave), an old South American republic, which included the present day Brazilian coastal state of Alagoas, Brazil. Today, Zumbi is known as one of the great historic leaders of Brazil.

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[BRAZIL] Zumbi dos Palmares 1655-1695
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