Semana da Inconfidência

Place: Praça Tiradentes  (16 Apr 2019 - 21 Apr 2019 )

Semana da InconfidênciaThe statue of Tiradentes, in the historic centre, is a tribute to the man who was the great leader of the Minas Conspiracy. It was with the motto "Freedom although late" that a group of idealists, based on Enlightenment ideas, came together to fight abuses of power by the Portuguese government.

The end of the movement took place in Africa with exiled members of some, and only Tiradentes, who spoke as the one responsible for the movement, was hanged and his body dismembered in the public square.