Taking office again this week as Brazil's President after a sensational comeback victory in last October's election: Getulio Vargas.
Vital Statistics. Born: April 19, 1883, at Sāo Borja, Rio Grande do Sul. Height: 5 ft. 2 in. (making him the hemisphere's shortest chief executive). Married (in 1911). Children: two sons, two daughters. Religion: Catholic, who rarely goes to Mass.
Education. Expelled from military academy for insubordination, 1901. Doctorate in law, University of Pôrto Alegre, 1907.
Rise & First Reign. Became a state and federal deputy, Finance Minister (1926-27). In 1930 became President as the result of a three-week revolution staged by his...