The Independence of Brazil comprised a series of political and military events that occurred in 1821–1824, most of which involved disputes between Brazil and Portugal regarding the call for independence presented by the Brazilian Empire.

It is celebrated on September 7, the anniversary of the September 7, 1822 date regent Prince Dom Pedro declared Brazil's independence from Portugal. Formal recognition came with a treaty signed by both Brazil and Portugal in late 1825. The event is widely celebrated not only in Brazil, but also abroad. The annual celebration also takes place in Manhattan. Such events are also held in many other American states, as well as in the UK.

Of course, the Brazilian celebration boggles the imagination. Amazing show-of-force parades take place, as well as folk festivals with concerts and

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