Anthem of the flag

The current model of the Republican flag is actually an adaptation of the Empire flag, which had been drawn by Dom Pedro I in 1822, soon after independence. In place of the blue circle, lay the coat of the monarchy.

The green and yellow were not a random choice or had the naive goal of representing the woods and gold. Green refers to himself Dom Pedro I – is the color of Bragança family, who reigned in Portugal. The yellow, to his first wife, the Austrian Leopoldina. It is the color of the Habsburg dynasty, which ruled the Austrian-Hungarian empire for decades.

The diamond Furthermore, the geometry is traditionally female. Anyway, the emperor did not rebuffed the version that praised the natural wealth of the country.

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