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Eurico Gaspar Dutra, PC (18 May 1883 - 11 June 1974), was a Brazilianmarker marshal, politician and president of Brazil from 1946-1951.

He was born in Cuiabámarker, Mato Grosso, and like many other Brazilians, was from Azorean-Portuguese origin. In 1936, he was appointed as Minister of War, a post he held until the end of WWII.

Gaspar Dutra was one of the generals in charge of the soldiers on the Brazilian Expeditionary Force that entered World War II, and he succeeded José Linhares in the presidency.

He left it in 1951 and until then, he was considered as a presidential candidate.

Gaspar Dutra died in Rio de Janeiromarker, Brazilmarker's former capital.

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