Day of the Soldier

Category: Military
Day of the Soldier in Brazil in 2024
Image: Brazilian Army infantry. from Ministério da Defesa - Apronto Operacional. CC BY-SA 2.0

About Day of the Soldier

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Dates of Day of the Soldier
2025 Brazil Monday, August 25thDay of the Soldier
2024 Brazil Sunday, August 25thDay of the Soldier
2023 Brazil Friday, August 25thDay of the Soldier
2022 Brazil Thursday, August 25thDay of the Soldier
2021 Brazil Wednesday, August 25thDay of the Soldier
Summary
A day to honour Brazil's military on the the birthday of its greatest general.
Local name
Dia do Soldado

The Day of the Soldier (Dia do Soldado) celebrates all those who have served the country and the army in times of war.

The holiday was inspired by the "Duque de Caxias", who is regarded as the greatest of Brazil's military officers. In 1925 his birthday (25 August 1803) was established as the Day of the Soldier. On 13 March 1962 he was officially designated the army's protector - ‚Äčits soldierly ideal and the most important figure in its tradition.

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