The leaders of all three branches of Brazil’s armed forces jointly resigned following President Jair Bolsonaro's replacement of the defence minister
They cheered the 66-year-old outside the presidential palace in the capital, Brasilia.
The Brazilian President has been in quarantine for a week after testing positive for coronavirus.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired his health minister amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2019 witnessed a series of momentous events including the death of ISIS' leader, political upheavals and important anniversaries.