Genealogy Projects tagged with Zumbi on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Palmares Republic in Brazil

    Palmares, or Quilombo dos Palmares, was a fugitive community of escaped slaves and others in colonial Brazil that developed from 1605 until its suppression in 1694. It was located in what is today the Brazilian state of Alagoas. ( Zumbi and Palmares, Brazil ).The largest of the quilombos was the Quilombo dos Palmares, located in today's Alagoas state, governed by semi-mythical leaders Ganga Zum...