Famous people on Brazil's street names


Getúlio Vargas

Getúlio Vargas 329 Getúlio Dornelles Vargas was a Brazilian lawyer and politician who served as the 14th and 17th president of Brazil, from 1930 to 1945 and from 1951 until his suicide in 1954. Due to his long and controversial tenure as Brazil's provisional, constitutional, and dictatorial leader, he is considered by historians as the most influential Brazilian politician of the 20th century.

Mary, mother of Jesus

Mary, mother of Jesus 165 Mary was a first-century Jewish woman of Nazareth, the wife of Joseph and the mother of Jesus. She is a central figure of Christianity, venerated under various titles such as virgin or queen, many of them mentioned in the Litany of Loreto. The Eastern and Oriental Orthodox, Church of the East, Catholic, Anglican, and Lutheran churches believe that Mary, as mother of Jesus, is the Mother of God. Other Protestant views on Mary vary, with some holding her to have lesser status.

Ruy Barbosa

Ruy Barbosa 150 Ruy Barbosa de Oliveira, also known as Rui Barbosa, was a Brazilian polymath, diplomat, writer, jurist, and politician.

Alberto Santos-Dumont

Alberto Santos-Dumont 147 Alberto Santos-Dumont, self-stylized as Alberto Santos=Dumont, was a Brazilian aeronaut, sportsman, inventor, and one of the few people to have contributed significantly to the early development of both lighter-than-air and heavier-than-air aircraft. The heir of a wealthy family of coffee producers, he dedicated himself to aeronautical study and experimentation in Paris, where he spent most of his adult life. He designed, built, and flew the first powered airships and won the Deutsch prize in 1901, when he flew around the Eiffel Tower in his airship No. 6, becoming one of the most famous people in the world in the early 20th century.

Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias

Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias 146 Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias, nicknamed "the Peacemaker" and "the Iron Duke", was an army officer, politician and monarchist of the Empire of Brazil. Like his father and uncles, Caxias pursued a military career. In 1823 he fought as a young officer in the Brazilian War for Independence against Portugal, then spent three years in Brazil's southernmost province, Cisplatina, as the government unsuccessfully resisted that province's secession in the Cisplatine War. Though his own father and uncles renounced Emperor Dom Pedro I during the protests of 1831, Caxias remained loyal. Pedro I abdicated in favor of his young son Dom Pedro II, whom Caxias instructed in swordsmanship and horsemanship and eventually befriended.


Tiradentes 140 Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, known as Tiradentes, was a leading member of the colonial Brazilian revolutionary movement known as Inconfidência Mineira, whose aim was full independence from Portuguese colonial rule and creation of a republic. When the separatists' plot was uncovered by authorities, Tiradentes was arrested, tried and publicly hanged.

Floriano Peixoto

Floriano Peixoto 131 Floriano Vieira Peixoto, born in Ipioca, nicknamed the "Iron Marshal", was a Brazilian soldier and politician, a veteran of the Paraguayan War, and the second president of Brazil. He was the first vice president of Brazil to have succeeded the president mid-term.

Paul the Apostle

Paul the Apostle 129 Paul, commonly known as Paul the Apostle and Saint Paul, was a Christian apostle who spread the teachings of Jesus in the first-century world. For his contributions towards the New Testament, he is generally regarded as one of the most important figures of the Apostolic Age, and he also founded several Christian communities in Asia Minor and Europe from the mid-40s to the mid-50s AD.

Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco

Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco 125 Marshal Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco was a Brazilian military leader and dictator. He served as the first president of the Brazilian military dictatorship after the 1964 military coup d'etat. He was a member of a more liberal "legalist" faction within the regime, as opposed to his more authoritarian successor.

Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph 117 Joseph was a 1st-century Jewish man of Nazareth who, according to the canonical Gospels, was married to Mary, the mother of Jesus, and was the legal father of Jesus.

José Paranhos, Baron of Rio Branco

José Paranhos, Baron of Rio Branco 109 José Maria da Silva Paranhos Júnior, Baron of Rio Branco was a Brazilian noble, diplomat, geographer, historian, politician and professor, considered to be the "father of Brazilian diplomacy". He was the son of statesman José Paranhos, Viscount of Rio Branco. The Baron of Rio Branco was a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters, occupying its 34th chair from 1898 until his death in 1912. As a representative of Brazil, he managed to peacefully resolve all Brazil's border disputes with its South American neighbours and incorporate 900 thousand square kilometers through his diplomacy alone.

Deodoro da Fonseca

Deodoro da Fonseca 93 Manuel Deodoro da Fonseca was a Brazilian politician and military officer who served as the first president of Brazil. He was born in Alagoas in a military family, followed a military career, and became a national figure. Fonseca took office as provisional president after heading a military coup that deposed Emperor Pedro II and established the First Brazilian Republic in 1889, disestablishing the Empire. After his election in 1891, he stepped down the same year under great political pressure when he dissolved the National Congress. He died less than a year later.

Tancredo Neves

Tancredo Neves 93 Tancredo de Almeida Neves was a Brazilian politician, lawyer, and entrepreneur. He served as Minister of Justice and Internal Affairs from 1953 to 1954, President of the Council of Ministers from 1961 to 1962, Minister of Finance in 1962, and as Governor of Minas Gerais from 1983 to 1984. He was elected President of the Republic in 1985, but died before taking office.

Francis of Assisi

Francis of Assisi 93 Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, known as Francis of Assisi, was an Italian mystic, poet and Catholic friar who founded the religious order of the Franciscans. He was inspired to lead a Christian life of poverty as a beggar and itinerant preacher. One of the most venerated figures in Christianity, Francis was canonized by Pope Gregory IX on 16 July 1228. He is commonly portrayed wearing a brown habit with a rope tied around his waist, featuring three knots that symbolize the three Franciscan vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.

Anthony of Padua

Anthony of Padua 92 Anthony of Padua, OFM or Anthony of Lisbon was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order.


Jesus 91 Jesus, also referred to as Jesus Christ, Jesus of Nazareth, and many other names and titles, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader. He is the central figure of Christianity, the world's largest religion. Most Christians believe Jesus to be the incarnation of God the Son and the awaited messiah, the Christ that is prophesied in the Old Testament.

Mário Covas

Mário Covas 88 Mário Covas Almeida Júnior was a Brazilian politician.                                             

João Pessoa (politician)

João Pessoa (politician) 78 João Pessoa Cavalcanti de Albuquerque was a Brazilian politician and lawyer who served as the governor of Paraíba between 1928 and 1930.

Pedro II of Brazil

Pedro II of Brazil 76 Dom Pedro II, nicknamed the Magnanimous, was the second and last monarch of the Empire of Brazil, reigning for over 58 years.

Benjamin Constant

Benjamin Constant 76 Henri-Benjamin Constant de Rebecque, or simply Benjamin Constant, was a Swiss political thinker, activist and writer on political theory and religion.

Juscelino Kubitschek

Juscelino Kubitschek 75 Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, also known by his initials JK, was a prominent Brazilian politician who served as the 21st president of Brazil from 1956 to 1961. His term was marked by economic prosperity and political stability, being most known for the construction of a new capital, Brasília.

John the Apostle

John the Apostle 74 John the Apostle, also known as Saint John the Beloved and, in Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Saint John the Theologian, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus according to the New Testament. Generally listed as the youngest apostle, he was the son of Zebedee and Salome. His brother James was another of the Twelve Apostles. The Church Fathers identify him as John the Evangelist, John of Patmos, John the Elder, and the Beloved Disciple, and testify that he outlived the remaining apostles and was the only one to die of natural causes, although modern scholars are divided on the veracity of these claims.

Castro Alves

Castro Alves 74 Antônio Frederico de Castro Alves was a Brazilian poet and playwright famous for his abolitionist and republican poems. One of the most famous poets of the Condorist movement, he wrote classics such as Espumas Flutuantes and Hinos do Equador, which elevated him to the position of greatest among his contemporaries, as well as verses from poems such as "Os Escravos" and "A Cachoeira de Paulo Afonso", in addition to the play Gonzaga, which earned him epithets such as "O Poeta dos Escravos" and "republican poet" by Machado de Assis, or descriptions of being "a national poet, if not more, nationalist, social, human and humanitarian poet", in the words of Joaquim Nabuco, of being "the greatest Brazilian poet, lyric and epic", in the words of Afrânio Peixoto, or even of being the "walking apostle of Condorism" and "a volcanic talent, the most enraptured of all Brazilian poets", in the words of José Marques da Cruz. He was part of the romantic movement, being part of what scholars call the "third romantic generation" in Brazil.

Saint Peter

Saint Peter 73 Saint Peter, also known as Peter the Apostle, Simon Peter, Simeon, Simon, or Cephas, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ and one of the first leaders of the early Christian Church. He appears repeatedly and prominently in all four New Testament gospels as well as the Acts of the Apostles. Catholic tradition accredits Peter as the first bishop of Rome‍—‌or pope‍—‌and also as the first bishop of Antioch.

Catherine of Alexandria

Catherine of Alexandria 68 Catherine of Alexandria, also spelled Katherine is, according to tradition, a Christian saint and virgin, who was martyred in the early fourth century at the hands of the emperor Maxentius. According to her hagiography, she was both a princess and a noted scholar who became a Christian around the age of 14, converted hundreds of people to Christianity and was martyred around the age of 18. More than 1,100 years after Catherine's martyrdom, Joan of Arc identified her as one of the saints who appeared to and counselled her.

Saint Sebastian

Saint Sebastian 68 Sebastian was an early Christian saint and martyr. According to traditional belief, he was killed during the Diocletianic Persecution of Christians. He was initially tied to a post or tree and shot with arrows, though this did not kill him. He was, according to tradition, rescued and healed by Irene of Rome, which became a popular subject in 17th-century painting. In all versions of the story, shortly after his recovery he went to Diocletian to warn him about his sins, and as a result was clubbed to death. He is venerated in the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church.

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy 64 John Fitzgerald Kennedy, often referred to as JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. He was the youngest person elected president. Kennedy served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his foreign policy concerned relations with the Soviet Union and Cuba. A Democrat, Kennedy represented Massachusetts in both houses of the United States Congress prior to his presidency.

Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil

Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil 60 Dona Isabel, nicknamed "the Redemptress", was the Princess Imperial of the Empire of Brazil and the Empire's regent on three occasions. Born in Rio de Janeiro as the eldest daughter of Emperor Pedro II of Brazil and Empress Teresa Cristina, she was a member of the Brazilian branch of the House of Braganza. After the deaths of her two brothers in infancy, she was recognized as her father's heiress presumptive. She married a French prince, Gaston, Count of Eu, in an arranged marriage and they had three sons.

José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva

José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva 60 José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva was a Brazilian statesman, naturalist, mineralist, professor and poet, born in Santos, São Paulo, then part of the Portuguese Empire.


Bandeirantes 56 Bandeirantes were settlers in Portuguese Brazil who participated in exploratory voyages during the early modern period to expand the colony's borders and subjugate indigenous Brazilians. They played a major role in expanding the colony to the modern-day borders of independent Brazil, beyond the boundaries demarcated by the 1494 Treaty of Tordesillas. Bandeirantes also enslaved thousands of indigenous people, which ultimately played a major role in the genocide of Indigenous peoples in Brazil.

Manuel Luís Osório, Marquis of Erval

Manuel Luís Osório, Marquis of Erval 53 Manuel Luís Osório, Marquis of Erval was a Brazilian military officer, monarchist and politician. A member of the Imperial Army at the age of fifteen, he climbed all the posts of the military hierarchy of his time thanks to the soldier attributes that consecrated him as "The Legendary". He participated in the main military events of the late nineteenth century in the Río de la Plata region and is considered a hero of the Paraguayan War. He was declared patron of the Cavalry Branch of the Brazilian Army in 1962.

Quintino Bocaiuva

Quintino Bocaiuva 52 Quintino Antônio Ferreira de Sousa Bocaiuva was a Brazilian politician and writer. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, between 1889 and 1891, and was also President of the State of Rio de Janeiro, between 1900 and 1903. He was known for his actions during the Proclamation of the Republic.

Joseph of Anchieta

Joseph of Anchieta 51 José de Anchieta y Díaz de Clavijo, SJ was a Canarian Jesuit missionary to the Portuguese colony of Brazil in the second half of the 16th century. A highly influential figure in Brazil's history in the first century after its European discovery, Anchieta was one of the founders of São Paulo in 1554 and of Rio de Janeiro in 1565. He is the first playwright, the first grammarian and the first poet born in the Canary Islands, and is considered the father of Brazilian literature.

Cândido Rondon

Cândido Rondon 51 Marshal Cândido Mariano da Silva Rondon was a Brazilian military officer most famous for his telegraph commission and exploration of Mato Grosso and the Western Amazon Basin, as well as his lifelong support for indigenous Brazilians. He was the first director of Brazil's Indian Protection Service or SPI and supported the creation of the Xingu National Park. The Brazilian state of Rondônia is named after him, and he has even been called "the Gandhi of Brazil."

Oswaldo Cruz

Oswaldo Cruz 46 Oswaldo Gonçalves Cruz, was a Brazilian physician, pioneer bacteriologist, epidemiologist and public health officer and the founder of the Oswaldo Cruz Institute.

Prudente de Morais

Prudente de Morais 46 Prudente José de Morais e Barros was a Brazilian lawyer and politician who was the third president of Brazil. He is notable as the first civilian president of the country, the first to be elected by direct popular ballot under the permanent provisions of Brazil's 1891 Constitution, and the first to serve his term in its entirety. His presidency, which lasted from 15 November 1894 until 14 November 1898, was marked by the War of Canudos, a peasant revolt in the northeast of the country that was crushed by the Brazilian Army. He also had to face a break in diplomatic relations with Portugal that was successfully mediated by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales

Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales 44 Manoel Ferraz de Campos Salles was a Brazilian lawyer, coffee farmer, and politician who served as the fourth president of Brazil. He was born in the city of Campinas, São Paulo. He graduated as a lawyer from the Faculdade de Direito do Largo de São Francisco, São Paulo, in 1863. He served as a provincial deputy three times, general-deputy once, and also as minister of justice (1889-1891), senator and governor of São Paulo (1896–1897). The pinnacle of his political career was his election as president of Brazil, an office he held between 1898 and 1902. Austere financial reforms were adopted during his tenure under Minister of Finance Joaquim Murtinho.

Eurico Gaspar Dutra

Eurico Gaspar Dutra 43 Eurico Gaspar Dutra was a Brazilian military leader and politician who served as the 16th president of Brazil from 1946 to 1951. He was the first president of the Fourth Brazilian Republic, which followed the Vargas Regime.

Our Lady of Fátima

Our Lady of Fátima 43 Our Lady of Fátima is a Catholic title of Mary, mother of Jesus, based on the Marian apparitions reported in 1917 by three shepherd children at the Cova da Iria in Fátima, Portugal. The three children were Lúcia dos Santos and her cousins Francisco and Jacinta Marto. José Alves Correia da Silva, Bishop of Leiria, declared the events worthy of belief on 13 October 1930.

Pope John XXIII

Pope John XXIII 42 Pope John XXIII was head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 28 October 1958 until his death in June 1963.

Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna 42 Ayrton Senna da Silva was a Brazilian racing driver who won the Formula One World Drivers' Championship in 1988, 1990, and 1991. One of three Formula One drivers from Brazil to become World Champion, Senna won 41 Grands Prix and set 65 pole positions, with the latter being the record until 2006. He died as a result of an accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, driving for the Williams team.

Júlio de Castilhos (politician)

Júlio de Castilhos (politician) 41 Júlio Prates de Castilhos was a Brazilian journalist and politician, having been elected Patriarch of Rio Grande do Sul.

Francisco Manuel Barroso, Baron of Amazonas

Francisco Manuel Barroso, Baron of Amazonas 39 Francisco Manuel Barroso, Baron of Amazonas was a Brazilian admiral of the Imperial Brazilian Navy. 

Olavo Bilac

Olavo Bilac 39 Olavo Brás Martins dos Guimarães Bilac, known simply as Olavo Bilac, was a Brazilian Parnassian poet, journalist and translator. Alongside Alberto de Oliveira and Raimundo Correia, he was a member of the "Parnassian Triad". He was elected the "Prince of Brazilian Poets" in 1907 by the magazine Fon-Fon. He wrote the lyrics of the Brazilian Flag Anthem.

Antônio Carlos Gomes

Antônio Carlos Gomes 39 Antônio Carlos Gomes was the first New World composer whose work was accepted by Europe. He was the only non-European who was successful as an opera composer in Italy, during the "golden age of opera", contemporary to Verdi and Puccini and the first composer of non-European lineage to be accepted into the Classic tradition of music.

Rita of Cascia

Rita of Cascia 39 Rita of Cascia, OSA, was an Italian widow and Augustinian nun. After Rita's husband died, she joined an Augustinian community of religious sisters, where she was known both for practicing mortification of the flesh and for the efficacy of her prayers. Various miracles are attributed to her intercession, and she is often portrayed with a bleeding wound on her forehead, which is understood to indicate a partial stigmata.

Afonso Pena

Afonso Pena 38 Afonso Augusto Moreira Pena, often referred to as Afonso Pena, was a Brazilian lawyer, professor and politician who served as the 6th president of Brazil from 1906 until his death in 1909. Pena was elected in 1906, the chosen successor of president Rodrigues Alves. He served as the 4th vice president of Brazil under Rodrigues Alves (1903–1906) after the death of Silviano Brandão. Pena was a convinced monarchist, being the first Brazilian president to die in office.

Siqueira Campos (político)

Siqueira Campos (político) 37 José Wilson Siqueira Campos, mais conhecido como Siqueira Campos;, foi um político brasileiro. Foi o primeiro governador do estado do Tocantins, já tendo exercido o cargo em quatro mandatos distintos. Foi pai do empresário, pedagogo e também político Eduardo Siqueira Campos, primeiro prefeito eleito de Palmas (1993-1997) e senador da república pelo Tocantins (1999-2007). Renunciou ao cargo de governador do Tocantins em 5 de abril de 2014, juntamente com o vice João Oliveira (DEM). O presidente da Assembleia, Sandoval Cardoso, assumiu o governo provisoriamente, convocando eleição indireta, na qual Cardoso foi eleito governador, tendo o empresário Tom Lyra como vice.

Artur da Costa e Silva

Artur da Costa e Silva 37 Artur da Costa e Silva was a Brazilian Army Marshal and the second president of the Brazilian military government that came to power after the 1964 coup d'état. He reached the rank of Marshal of the Brazilian Army, and held the post of Minister of War in the military government of President Castelo Branco.

Benedict the Moor

Benedict the Moor 37 Benedict the Moor was a Sicilian Franciscan friar. Born of enslaved Africans in San Fratello, he was freed at birth and became known for his charity.

Gonçalves Dias

Gonçalves Dias 36 Antônio Gonçalves Dias was a Brazilian Romantic poet, playwright, ethnographer, lawyer and linguist. A major exponent of Brazilian Romanticism and of the literary tradition known as "Indianism", he is famous for writing "Canção do exílio", the short narrative poem I-Juca-Pirama, the unfinished epic Os Timbiras, and many other nationalist and patriotic poems that would award him posthumously with the title of national poet of Brazil. He was also an avid researcher of Native Brazilian languages and folklore.

Joaquim Pedro Salgado Filho

Joaquim Pedro Salgado Filho 36 Joaquim Pedro Salgado Filho was a Brazilian lawyer, political leader and influential figure in the separation of the Brazilian Air Force from the Army.

Machado de Assis

Machado de Assis 35 Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, often known by his surnames as Machado de Assis, Machado, or Bruxo do Cosme Velho, was a pioneer Brazilian novelist, poet, playwright and short story writer, widely regarded as the greatest writer of Brazilian literature. In 1897, he founded and became the first President of the Brazilian Academy of Letters. He was multilingual, having taught himself French, English, German and Greek later in life.

Michael (archangel)

Michael (archangel) 34 Michael, also called Saint Michael the Archangel, Archangel Michael and Saint Michael the Taxiarch is an archangel in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and the Baha'i faith. The earliest surviving mentions of his name are in third- and second-century-BC Jewish works, often but not always apocalyptic, where he is the chief of the angels and archangels, and he is the guardian prince of Israel and is responsible for the care of Israel. Christianity conserved nearly all the Jewish traditions concerning him, and he is mentioned explicitly in Revelation 12:7–12, where he does battle with Satan, and in the Epistle of Jude, where the author denounces heretics by contrasting them with Michael.

Monteiro Lobato

Monteiro Lobato 32 José Bento Renato Monteiro Lobato was one of Brazil's most influential writers, mostly for his children's books set in the fictional Sítio do Picapau Amarelo but he had been previously a prolific writer of fiction, a translator and an art critic. He also founded one of Brazil's first publishing houses and was a supporter of nationalism.

Benedict of Nursia

Benedict of Nursia 32 Benedict of Nursia, often known as Saint Benedict, was an Italian Christian monk, writer, and theologian. He is venerated in the Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Oriental Orthodox Churches, the Anglican Communion, and Old Catholic Churches. In 1964 Pope Paul VI declared Benedict a patron saint of Europe.

Joaquim Marques Lisboa, Marquis of Tamandaré

Joaquim Marques Lisboa, Marquis of Tamandaré 31 Joaquim Marques Lisboa, Marquis of Tamandaré was a Brazilian admiral of the Imperial Navy of Brazil. He dedicated his life to the Brazilian Navy, including a life-long membership in Brazil's Military and Justice Council, then Supreme Military Court, from its inception until 1891, when the Republican Government granted him leave.

Benedito Valadares

Benedito Valadares 31 Benedito Valadares Ribeiro foi um jornalista e político brasileiro.                                 

Pedro I of Brazil

Pedro I of Brazil 31 Dom Pedro I was the founder and first ruler of the Empire of Brazil, where he was known as "the Liberator". As King Dom Pedro IV, he reigned briefly over Portugal, where he also became known as "the Liberator" as well as "the Soldier King". Born in Lisbon, Pedro I was the fourth child of King Dom John VI of Portugal and Queen Carlota Joaquina, and thus a member of the House of Braganza. When the country was invaded by French troops in 1807, he and his family fled to Portugal's largest and wealthiest colony, Brazil.

Anita Garibaldi

Anita Garibaldi 30 Anita Garibaldi was a Brazilian republican revolutionary. She was the wife and comrade-in-arms of Italian revolutionary Giuseppe Garibaldi. Their partnership epitomized the spirit of the 19th century's Age of Romanticism and revolutionary liberalism.

Washington Luís

Washington Luís 30 Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa was a Brazilian politician who served as the 13th president of Brazil. Elected governor of São Paulo state in 1920 and president of Brazil in 1926, Washington Luís belonged to the Republican Party of São Paulo (PRP) and served as the last president of the First Brazilian Republic.

Euclides da Cunha

Euclides da Cunha 30 Euclides da Cunha was a Brazilian journalist, sociologist and engineer. His most important work is Os Sertões, a non-fictional account of the military expeditions promoted by the Brazilian government against the rebellious village of Canudos, known as the War of Canudos.

John the Baptist

John the Baptist 29 John the Baptist was a Jewish preacher active in the area of the Jordan River in the early 1st century AD. He is also known as Saint John the Forerunner in Eastern Orthodoxy, John the Immerser in some Baptist Christian traditions, Saint John by certain Catholic churches, and Prophet Yahya in Islam. He is sometimes alternatively referred to as John the Baptiser.

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus 29 Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer and navigator from the Republic of Genoa who completed four Spanish-based voyages across the Atlantic Ocean sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs, opening the way for the widespread European exploration and European colonization of the Americas. His expeditions were the first known European contact with the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Nilo Peçanha

Nilo Peçanha 28 Nilo Procópio Peçanha was a Brazilian politician who served as seventh president of Brazil. He was governor of Rio de Janeiro (1903–1906), then elected the fifth vice president of Brazil in 1906. He assumed the presidency in 1909 following the death of President Afonso Pena and served until 1910.

Saldanha Marinho

Saldanha Marinho 28 Joaquim Saldanha Marinho foi um advogado, jornalista, sociólogo e político brasileiro. Como jornalista, usou o pseudônimo Ganganelli.

Pope Pius XII

Pope Pius XII 27 Pope Pius XII was head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2 March 1939 until his death in October 1958. Before his election to the papacy, he served as secretary of the Department of Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs, papal nuncio to Germany, and Cardinal Secretary of State, in which capacity he worked to conclude treaties with various European and Latin American nations, including the Reichskonkordat treaty with the German Reich.

José de Alencar

José de Alencar 26 José Martiniano de Alencar was a Brazilian lawyer, politician, orator, novelist and dramatist. He is considered to be one of the most famous and influential Brazilian Romantic novelists of the 19th century, and a major exponent of the literary tradition known as "Indianism". Sometimes he signed his works with the pen name Erasmo. He was patron of the 23rd chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.

Vincent of Saragossa

Vincent of Saragossa 26 Vincent of Saragossa, the Protomartyr of Spain, was a deacon of the Church of Saragossa. He is the patron saint of Lisbon and Valencia. His feast day is 22 January in the Catholic Church and Anglican Communion and the Orthodox Church, with an additional commemoration on 11 November in the Orthodox Church. He was born at Huesca and martyred under the Emperor Diocletian around the year 304.

Pedro Álvares Cabral

Pedro Álvares Cabral 26 Pedro Álvares Cabral was a Portuguese nobleman, military commander, navigator and explorer regarded as the European discoverer of Brazil. He was the first recorded human in history to ever be on four continents, uniting all of them in his famous voyage of 1500, where he also conducted the first substantial exploration of the northeast coast of South America and claimed it for Portugal. While details of Cabral's early life remain unclear, it is known that he came from a minor noble family and received a good education. He was appointed to head an expedition to India in 1500, following Vasco da Gama's newly opened route around Africa. The undertaking had the aim of returning with valuable spices and of establishing trade relations in India—bypassing the monopoly on the spice trade then in the hands of Arab, Turkish and Italian merchants. Although the previous expedition of Vasco da Gama to India, on its sea route, had recorded signs of land west of the southern Atlantic Ocean, Cabral led the first known expedition to have touched four continents: Europe, Africa, America, and Asia.

Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves

Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves 25 Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves, PC was a Brazilian politician who first served as president of the Province of São Paulo in 1887, then as Treasury minister in the 1890s. Rodrigues Alves was elected the fifth president of Brazil in 1902 and served until 1906.

Nereu Ramos

Nereu Ramos 25 Nereu de Oliveira Ramos was a Brazilian political figure. He briefly served as interim president of Brazil in the aftermath of the political crisis which culminated in the suicide of President Getúlio Vargas and the impeachment of Deputy Carlos Luz and President Café Filho.

Antônio da Silva Jardim

Antônio da Silva Jardim 25 Antônio da Silva Jardim was a Brazilian lawyer and journalist. He was a political activist in the abolitionist and republican movements, particularly in Rio de Janeiro state.

Arthur Bernardes

Arthur Bernardes 25 Artur da Silva Bernardes was a Brazilian politician who served as 12th president of Brazil during the First Brazilian Republic. Born in Viçosa, Minas Gerais, he was elected Governor of Minas Gerais in 1918. In 1922, he was elected President of Brazil and served until 1926. Facing a military rebellion, Bernardes ruled under a state of siege during most of the course of his term.

Oswaldo Aranha

Oswaldo Aranha 24 Oswaldo Euclides de Souza Aranha was a Brazilian politician, diplomat and statesman, who came to national prominence in 1930 under Getúlio Vargas.

Bento Gonçalves da Silva

Bento Gonçalves da Silva 24 Bento Gonçalves da Silva was a Brazilian army officer, politician and rebel leader of the Riograndense Republic. He was the first President of the Riograndense Republic and, by all accounts, one of the most prominent figures in the history of Rio Grande do Sul.

José do Patrocínio

José do Patrocínio 24 José Carlos do Patrocínio was a Brazilian writer, journalist, activist, orator and pharmacist. He was among the most well-known proponents of the abolition of slavery in Brazil, and known as "Tigre da Abolição". He founded and occupied the 21st chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters from 1897 until his death in 1905.

Saint George

Saint George 24 Saint George, also George of Lydda, was an early Christian martyr who is venerated as a saint in Christianity. According to tradition, he was a soldier in the Roman army. Of Cappadocian Greek origin, he became a member of the Praetorian Guard for Roman emperor Diocletian, but was sentenced to death for refusing to recant his Christian faith. He became one of the most venerated saints, heroes and megalomartyrs in Christianity, and he has been especially venerated as a military saint since the Crusades. He is respected by Christians, Druze, as well as some Muslims as a martyr of monotheistic faith.

Guaraní people

Guaraní people 24 The Guarani are a group of culturally-related indigenous peoples of South America. They are distinguished from the related Tupi by their use of the Guarani language. The traditional range of the Guarani people is in what is now Paraguay between the Paraná River and lower Paraguay River, the Misiones Province of Argentina, southern Brazil once as far east as Rio de Janeiro, and parts of Uruguay and Bolivia.

Vincent de Paul

Vincent de Paul 24 Vincent de Paul, CM, commonly known as Saint Vincent de Paul, was an Occitan French Catholic priest who dedicated himself to serving the poor.

Princess Leopoldina of Brazil

Princess Leopoldina of Brazil 23 Princess Leopoldina of Brazil was the daughter of Emperor Pedro II and Empress Teresa Cristina. She shared the first name of her grandmother, Empress Maria Leopoldina of Brazil.

Marcílio Dias

Marcílio Dias 23 Marcilio Dias foi um marinheiro da Armada Imperial brasileira, herói da Batalha Naval do Riachuelo, durante a Guerra da Tríplice Aliança.

Ulysses Guimarães

Ulysses Guimarães 23 Ulysses Silveira Guimarães was a Brazilian politician and lawyer who played an important role in opposing the military dictatorship in Brazil and in the fight to restore democracy in the country. He died in a helicopter accident by the shore near Angra dos Reis, in the south of Rio de Janeiro state.

Rose of Lima

Rose of Lima 22 Rose of Lima, TOSD was a member of the Third Order of Saint Dominic in Lima, Peru, who became known for both her life of severe penance and her care of the poverty stricken of the city through her own private efforts. Rose of Lima was born to a noble family and is the patron saint of embroidery, gardening and cultivation of blooming flowers. A lay member of the Dominican Order, she was declared a saint by the Catholic Church, being the first person born in the Americas to be canonized as such.

Humberto de Campos (journalist)

Humberto de Campos (journalist) 22 Humberto de Campos Veras was a Brazilian journalist, politician and writer.                         

Joaquim Nabuco

Joaquim Nabuco 21 Joaquim Aurélio Barreto Nabuco de Araújo was a Brazilian writer, statesman, and a leading voice in the abolitionist movement of his country.

Fernão Dias

Fernão Dias 21 Fernão Dias Pais Leme (1608–1681) was a Portuguese bandeirante. He was known as the Emerald Hunter and was one of the most prominent bandeirantes together with António Raposo Tavares.

John Bosco

John Bosco 21 John Melchior Bosco, SDB, popularly known as Don Bosco, was an Italian Catholic priest, educator and writer of the 19th century. While working in Turin, where the population suffered many of the ill effects of industrialization and urbanization, he dedicated his life to the betterment and education of street children, juvenile delinquents, and other disadvantaged youth. He developed teaching methods based on love rather than punishment, a method that became known as the Salesian Preventive System.

José Paranhos, Viscount of Rio Branco

José Paranhos, Viscount of Rio Branco 20 José Maria da Silva Paranhos, Viscount of Rio Branco, was a Brazilian politician, monarchist, diplomat, teacher and journalist. Rio Branco was born in Salvador, in what was then the Captaincy of Bahia, to a wealthy family, but most of the fortune was lost after his parents' deaths early in his childhood. In 1871, Rio Branco became the president of the Council of Ministers for the first time. He would become the Council's longest-serving president, and his cabinet the second longest, in Brazilian history. His government was marked by a time of economic prosperity and the enactment of several reforms. The most important of these initiatives was the Law of Free Birth, which granted freeborn status to children born to slave women. Rio Branco led the government that enacted this law, and its passage increased his popularity. His government was plagued by a long crisis with the Catholic Church that resulted from the expulsion of Freemasons from its lay brotherhoods. After more than four years heading the Cabinet, Rio Branco resigned in 1875. Following a long vacation in Europe, his health swiftly declined and he was diagnosed with oral cancer. Rio Branco died in 1880 and was widely mourned throughout the country. He is regarded by most historians as one of Brazil's greatest statesmen.

Maurício Cardoso

Maurício Cardoso 19 Joaquim Maurício Cardoso foi um advogado, professor universitário e político brasileiro, tendo sido interventor federal no estado do Rio Grande do Sul durante o Estado Novo, e ministro da Justiça e Negócios Interiores do Brasil.

Charles Borromeo

Charles Borromeo 19 Charles Borromeo was the Archbishop of Milan from 1564 to 1584 and a cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was a leading figure of the Counter-Reformation combat against the Protestant Reformation together with Ignatius of Loyola and Philip Neri. In that role he was responsible for significant reforms in the Catholic Church, including the founding of seminaries for the education of priests. He is honoured as a saint by the Catholic Church, with a feast day on 4 November.

Joaquim de Andrade Neves, Baron of Triunfo

Joaquim de Andrade Neves, Baron of Triunfo 19 Joaquim de Andrade Neves, the first and only Baron of Triunfo, was a Brazilian general who was known for his service in the Paraguayan War.

Pinheiro Machado (politician)

Pinheiro Machado (politician) 19 José Gomes Pinheiro Machado was a Brazilian republican politician. He fought for the establishment of the Republic in Brazil and for its consolidation.

Jude the Apostle

Jude the Apostle 19 Jude was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus according to the New Testament. He is generally identified as Thaddeus and is also variously called Judas Thaddaeus, Jude Thaddaeus, Jude of James, or Lebbaeus. He is sometimes identified with Jude, the brother of Jesus, but is clearly distinguished from Judas Iscariot, the disciple who betrayed Jesus prior to his crucifixion. Catholic writer Michal Hunt suggests that Judas Thaddaeus became known as Jude after early translators of the New Testament from Greek into English sought to distinguish him from Judas Iscariot and subsequently abbreviated his forename. Most versions of the New Testament in languages other than English and French refer to Judas and Jude by the same name.

Mark the Evangelist

Mark the Evangelist 18 Mark the Evangelist also known as John Mark or Saint Mark, is the person who is traditionally ascribed to be the author of the Gospel of Mark. Modern Bible scholars have concluded that the Gospel of Mark was written by an anonymous author rather than an identifiable historical figure. According to Church tradition, Mark founded the episcopal see of Alexandria, which was one of the five most important sees of early Christianity. His feast day is celebrated on April 25, and his symbol is the winged lion.

Matthew the Apostle

Matthew the Apostle 18 Matthew the Apostle is named in the New Testament as one of the twelve apostles of Jesus. According to Christian traditions, he was also one of the four Evangelists as author of the Gospel of Matthew, and thus is also known as Matthew the Evangelist.

Henrique Dias

Henrique Dias 17 Henrique Dias was a Portuguese soldier and militia leader born in the colony of Brazil. There is no consensus among historians whether he was born free or captive.

Irineu Evangelista de Sousa, Viscount of Mauá

Irineu Evangelista de Sousa, Viscount of Mauá 17 Irineu Evangelista de Sousa, the Viscount of Mauá, was a Brazilian entrepreneur, industrialist, banker and politician. Born to a family of small estancieiros (ranchers), Sousa became one of the world's richest men; by 1867, his wealth was larger than the annual budget of the Brazilian Empire. He was called the Rothschild of the South American continent by the New York Times in 1871. He received the titles of baron in 1854 and visconde com grandeza of Mauá, in 1874. A pioneer in several areas of the economy of Brazil, one of his greatest achievements was to start the construction of the Mauá Railroad, the first railroad in Brazil, in 1852.

Borges de Medeiros

Borges de Medeiros 17 Antônio Augusto Borges de Medeiros was a Brazilian lawyer, judge, and politician. He served as Chief Judge and was appointed as the President of Rio Grande do Sul for a total of 25 years, during the period of Brazilian history known as the República Velha. He "inherited" the presidency from Júlio de Castilhos, the local dictator against whom the 1893 Federalist Revolutionhad been fought. Supporters of Borges de Medeiros were known as borgistas.

Bernardo Sayão Carvalho Araújo

Bernardo Sayão Carvalho Araújo 17 Bernardo Sayão Carvalho Araújo foi um engenheiro agrônomo do Ministério da Agricultura e político brasileiro.

Saint Christopher

Saint Christopher 17 Saint Christopher is venerated by several Christian denominations as a martyr killed in the reign of the 3rd-century Roman emperor Decius, or alternatively under the emperor Maximinus Daia. There appears to be confusion due to the similarity in names "Decius" and "Daia". Churches and monasteries were named after him by the 7th century.

Clare of Assisi

Clare of Assisi 17 Chiara Offreduccio, known as Clare of Assisi, was an Italian saint who was one of the first followers of Francis of Assisi.

Pope Paul VI

Pope Paul VI 17 Pope Paul VI was head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 21 June 1963 to his death in August 1978. Succeeding John XXIII, he continued the Second Vatican Council, which he closed in 1965, implementing its numerous reforms. He fostered improved ecumenical relations with Eastern Orthodox and Protestant churches, which resulted in many historic meetings and agreements. In January 1964, he flew to Jordan, the first time a reigning pontiff had left Italy in more than a century.

Allan Kardec

Allan Kardec 16 Allan Kardec is the pen name of the French educator, translator, and author Hippolyte Léon Denizard Rivail. He is the author of the five books known as the Spiritist Codification, and the founder of Spiritism.

António Raposo Tavares

António Raposo Tavares 16 António Raposo Tavares (1598–1658) known as the Elder, was a Portuguese bandeirante who explored mainland eastern South America and claimed it for Portugal, extending the territory of the colony beyond the limits imposed by the Treaty of Tordesillas. He also led the largest expedition ever made in the Americas, covering over 10,000 kilometres around South America, unifying completely the two large South American river basins and the Andes in a single voyage. Raposo Tavares departed from São Paulo towards the rivers of the Río de la Plata Basin and the Andean slopes, and from there to Belém, at the mouth of the Amazon. Raposo Tavares was partly of Jewish origin according to the Jewish historian Anita Novinsky.

Aloysius Gonzaga

Aloysius Gonzaga 16 Aloysius de Gonzaga was an Italian aristocrat who became a member of the Society of Jesus. While still a student at the Roman College, he died as a result of caring for the victims of a serious epidemic. He was beatified in 1605 and canonized in 1726.

António Vieira

António Vieira 15 António Vieira was a Portuguese Jesuit priest, diplomat, orator, preacher, philosopher, writer, and member of the Royal Council to the King of Portugal.

Joaquim Francisco de Assis Brasil

Joaquim Francisco de Assis Brasil 15 Joaquim Francisco de Assis Brasil was a Brazilian lawyer, politician, diplomat, writer and poet. He founded the Liberator Party and was a supporter of republicanism. He served as Governor of Rio Grande do Sul in 1891–92 and Ministry of Agriculture in 1911.

Casimiro de Abreu

Casimiro de Abreu 15 Casimiro José Marques de Abreu was a Brazilian poet, novelist and playwright, adept of the "Ultra-Romanticism" movement. He is famous for the poem "Meus oito anos".

Antônio Carlos Magalhães

Antônio Carlos Magalhães 15 Antônio Carlos Peixoto de Magalhães, also known by his initials ACM, was a Brazilian politician. He served as Governor of Bahia three times and represented Bahia in the Senate of Brazil three times. Magalhães was one of Brazil's most powerful politicians serving as a Minister for Communications, as Leader of the Liberal Front Party (PFL) and as President of the Federal Senate.

Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama 15 Vasco da Gama, 1st Count of Vidigueira, was a Portuguese explorer and the first European to reach India by sea.

Assis Chateaubriand

Assis Chateaubriand 15 Francisco de Assis Chateaubriand Bandeira de Melo, also nicknamed Chatô, was a Brazilian lawyer, journalist, politician and diplomat. He was founder and director of the then main press chain of Brazil, the Diários Associados: 34 newspapers, 36 radio stations, 18 television stations, one news agency, one weekly magazine, one monthly magazine as well as many magazines for children.

Adhemar de Barros

Adhemar de Barros 15 Adhemar Pereira de Barros was the mayor of São Paulo (1957–1961), and twice elected Governor of São Paulo.

José Antônio Flores da Cunha

José Antônio Flores da Cunha 15 José Antônio Flores da Cunha foi um advogado, general e político brasileiro, tendo sido interventor federal e, posteriormente, presidente eleito do estado do Rio Grande do Sul, bem como senador pelo mesmo estado.

Elizabeth (biblical figure)

Elizabeth (biblical figure) 15 Elizabeth was the mother of John the Baptist, the wife of Zechariah, and maternal aunt of Mary, mother of Jesus, according to the Gospel of Luke and in Islamic tradition. She was past normal child-bearing age when she conceived and gave birth to John.

Antônio Carlos de Mariz e Barros

Antônio Carlos de Mariz e Barros 14 Antônio Carlos de Mariz e Barros was a Brazilian soldier, combatant in the Uruguayan Campaign and in the Paraguayan War. Mariz e Barros was the son of chief of squad Joaquim José Inácio, the viscount of Inhaúma, and his wife, Maria José de Mariz Sarmento. He studied at the Brazilian Navy Academy, having reached the rank of first lieutenant.

Manuel da Nóbrega

Manuel da Nóbrega 14 Manuel da Nóbrega, SJ was a Portuguese Jesuit priest and first Provincial of the Society of Jesus in colonial Brazil. Together with José de Anchieta, he was very influential in the early history of Brazil and participated in the founding of several cities, such as Recife, Salvador, Rio de Janeiro, and São Paulo, as well as many Jesuit colleges and seminaries.

Olegário Maciel

Olegário Maciel 14 Olegário Dias Maciel foi um engenheiro e político brasileiro. Foi um dos líderes da Revolução de 1930 que conduziu Getúlio Vargas ao poder no Brasil.


Joachim 14 Joachim was, according to Christianity, the husband of Saint Anne, the father of Mary, mother of Jesus, and the maternal grandfather of Jesus.

John II of Portugal

John II of Portugal 14 John II, called the Perfect Prince, was King of Portugal from 1481 until his death in 1495, and also for a brief time in 1477. He is known for re-establishing the power of the Portuguese monarchy, reinvigorating the Portuguese economy, and renewing his country's exploration of Africa and Asia.

Saint Lawrence

Saint Lawrence 14 Saint Lawrence or Laurence was one of the seven deacons of the city of Rome under Pope Sixtus II who were martyred in the persecution of the Christians that the Roman Emperor Valerian ordered in 258.

Coelho Neto

Coelho Neto 14 Henrique Maximiano Coelho Neto was a Brazilian writer and politician. He founded and occupied the second chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters, from 1897 until his death in 1934. He was also the president of the aforementioned Academy in 1926.

Jorge Lacerda

Jorge Lacerda 14 Jorge Lacerda foi um político brasileiro, filho de imigrantes gregos. Foi governador de Santa Catarina, de 1956 a 1958.

Mascarenhas de Morais

Mascarenhas de Morais 14 João Batista Mascarenhas de Morais was a Brazilian army officer and commander of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force in the Second World War. He was ranked Field Marshal and was the last active Brazilian marshal.

Helena, mother of Constantine I

Helena, mother of Constantine I 14 Flavia Julia Helena, also known as Helena of Constantinople and in Christianity as Saint Helena, was an Augusta of the Roman Empire and mother of Emperor Constantine the Great. She was born in the lower classes traditionally in the Greek city of Drepanon, Bithynia, in Asia Minor, which was renamed Helenopolis in her honor, although several locations have been proposed for her birthplace and origin.

Frei Caneca

Frei Caneca 14 Frei Joaquim do Amor Divino Rabelo, the religious name of Joaquim da Silva Rabelo, commonly known as Frei Caneca, was a Brazilian religious leader, politician, and journalist. He was involved in multiple revolts in Northeastern Brazil during the early 19th century. He acted as the main leader on the Pernambuco Revolt. As a journalist, he founded and edited Typhis Pernambucano, a weekly journal used on the Confederation of the Equator.

Tomé de Sousa

Tomé de Sousa 14 Tomé de Sousa (1503–1579) was the first governor-general of the Portuguese colony of Brazil from 1549 until 1553. He was a nobleman and soldier born in Rates, Póvoa de Varzim. Sousa was born a noble and participated in military expeditions in Africa, fought the Moors and commanded the nau Conceição to Portuguese India, part of the armada of Fernão de Andrade.

Gomes Carneiro

Gomes Carneiro 14 Antônio Ernesto Gomes Carneiro was a Brazilian army officer and veteran of the Paraguayan War. Antônio Ernesto Gomes Carneiro fought on the side of the Republican government in the Federalist Revolution, where he was killed in action, during the Siege of Lapa. Carneiro died unaware of his promotion to Brigade General, which was awarded the day prior to his death, for his actions in battle.

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Fernando Ferrari

Fernando Ferrari 14 Fernando Ferrari foi um economista e político brasileiro. Atuou no Partido Trabalhista Brasileiro (PTB) e no Movimento Trabalhista Renovador (MTR).

Pedro Américo

Pedro Américo 13 Pedro Américo de Figueiredo e Melo was a Brazilian novelist, poet, scientist, art theorist, essayist, philosopher, politician and professor, but is best remembered as one of the most important academic painters in Brazil, leaving works of national impact. From an early age he showed an inclination towards the arts, being considered a child prodigy. At a very young age, he participated as a draftsman on an expedition of naturalists through the Brazilian northeast, and received government support to study at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts. He did his artistic improvement in Paris, studying with famous painters, but he also dedicated himself to science and philosophy. Soon after his return to Brazil, he began to teach at the Academy and began a successful career, gaining prominence with great paintings of a civic and heroic character, inserting himself in the civilizing and modernizing program of the country fostered by emperor Pedro II, of which the Imperial Academy was the regulatory and executive arm in the artistic sphere.

Antônio Filipe Camarão

Antônio Filipe Camarão 13 Antônio Filipe Camarão was an indigenous soldier from the Potiguara tribe near the Rio Grande do Norte area of the Portuguese colony of Brazil. His original tribal name was Poti, which means "prawn". He was born in the neighbourhood of Igapó, in Natal, or, according to some other historians, in the state of Pernambuco, or in Aldeia Velha.

Roberto Silveira

Roberto Silveira 13 Roberto Teixeira da Silveira foi um político brasileiro.                                           

Saint Cajetan

Saint Cajetan 13 Gaetano dei Conti di Thiene, known as Saint Cajetan, was an Italian Catholic priest and religious reformer, co-founder of the Theatines. He is recognised as a saint in the Catholic Church, and his feast day is 7 August.

Eduardo Gomes

Eduardo Gomes 13 Air Marshal Eduardo Gomes was a Brazilian politician and military figure. He was born in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.

Andrew the Apostle

Andrew the Apostle 13 Andrew the Apostle, also called Saint Andrew, was an apostle of Jesus. According to the New Testament, he was a fisherman and one of the Twelve Apostles chosen by Jesus. The title First-Called stems from the Gospel of John, where Andrew, initially a disciple of John the Baptist, follows Jesus and, recognizing him as the Messiah, introduces his brother Simon Peter to him.

Abilon de Sousa Naves

Abilon de Sousa Naves 13 Abilon de Souza Naves foi um político brasileiro.                                                   

Erico Verissimo

Erico Verissimo 13 Érico Lopes Verissimo was an important Brazilian writer, born in the State of Rio Grande do Sul.   

Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur 12 Louis Pasteur was a French chemist, pharmacist, and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation, and pasteurization, the last of which was named after him. His research in chemistry led to remarkable breakthroughs in the understanding of the causes and preventions of diseases, which laid down the foundations of hygiene, public health and much of modern medicine. Pasteur's works are credited with saving millions of lives through the developments of vaccines for rabies and anthrax. He is regarded as one of the founders of modern bacteriology and has been honored as the "father of bacteriology" and the "father of microbiology".

Gaspar da Silveira Martins

Gaspar da Silveira Martins 12 Gaspar da Silveira Martins foi um magistrado e político brasileiro.                                 

Mem de Sá

Mem de Sá 12 Mem de Sá was a Governor-General of the Portuguese colony of Brazil from 1557 to 1572. He was born in Coimbra, Kingdom of Portugal, around 1500, the year of discovery of Brazil by a naval fleet commanded by Pedro Álvares Cabral.

Epitácio Pessoa

Epitácio Pessoa 12 Epitácio Lindolfo da Silva Pessoa was a Brazilian politician and jurist who served as 11th president of Brazil between 1919 and 1922, when Rodrigues Alves was unable to take office due to illness, after being elected in 1918. His period of government was marked by military revolts that would culminate in the Revolution of 1930, which brought Getúlio Vargas into control of the federal government.

Graciliano Ramos

Graciliano Ramos 12 Graciliano Ramos de Oliveira was a Brazilian modernist writer, politician and journalist. He is known worldwide for his portrayal of the precarious situation of the poor inhabitants of the Brazilian sertão in his novel Vidas secas. His characters are complex, nuanced, and tend to have pessimistic world views, from which Ramos deals with topics such as the lust for power, misogyny, and infidelity. His protagonists are mostly lower-class men from northeastern Brazil, which are often aspiring writers, or illiterate country workers, all of which usually have to deal with poverty and complex social relations.

Agamenon Magalhães

Agamenon Magalhães 12 Agamenon Sérgio de Godoy Magalhães foi um promotor de direito, geógrafo, professor e político brasileiro; deputado estadual (1918), federal, governador de estado e ministro.

Saint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas 12 Saint Nicholas of Myra, also known as Nicholas of Bari, was an early Christian bishop of Greek descent from the maritime city of Patara in Anatolia during the time of the Roman Empire. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nicholas the Wonderworker. Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of sailors, merchants, archers, repentant thieves, children, brewers, pawnbrokers, toymakers, unmarried people, and students in various cities and countries around Europe. His reputation evolved among the pious, as was common for early Christian saints, and his legendary habit of secret gift-giving gave rise to the traditional model of Santa Claus through Sinterklaas.

Alberto Torres

Alberto Torres 12 Alberto Torres was a politician and a Brazilian social thinker who was concerned about national unity and the organization of the society of Brazil.

Ernâni do Amaral Peixoto

Ernâni do Amaral Peixoto 12 Ernâni do Amaral Peixoto, ou simplesmente Amaral Peixoto, foi um militar e político brasileiro.     

Diogo Feijó

Diogo Feijó 12 Diogo Antônio Feijó was a Brazilian politician and Catholic priest. He was the regent of the Empire of Brazil from October 1835 to September 1837. Aside from members of the Imperial family, he was the first to ever hold this position alone; the other was his appointed successor after his resignation, the Marquis of Olinda. Both were regents at the time Emperor Pedro II was still a minor.

Augustine of Hippo

Augustine of Hippo 12 Augustine of Hippo, also known as Saint Augustine, was a theologian and philosopher of Berber origin and the bishop of Hippo Regius in Numidia, Roman North Africa. His writings influenced the development of Western philosophy and Western Christianity, and he is viewed as one of the most important Church Fathers of the Latin Church in the Patristic Period. His many important works include The City of God, On Christian Doctrine, and Confessions.

Carlos Sampaio Garrido

Carlos Sampaio Garrido 12 Carlos de Almeida Afonseca Sampaio Garrido was a Portuguese diplomat credited with saving the lives of approximately 1,000 Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary while serving as Portugal's ambassador in Budapest between July and December 1944.

Saint Dominic

Saint Dominic 12 Saint Dominic,, also known as Dominic de Guzmán, was a Castilian Catholic priest and the founder of the Dominican Order. He is the patron saint of astronomers and natural scientists, and he and his order are traditionally credited with spreading and popularizing the rosary. He is alternatively called Dominic of Osma, Dominic of Caleruega, and Domingo Félix de Guzmán.

Luke the Evangelist

Luke the Evangelist 12 Luke the Evangelist is one of the Four Evangelists—the four traditionally ascribed authors of the canonical gospels. The Early Church Fathers ascribed to him authorship of both the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles. Prominent figures in early Christianity such as Jerome and Eusebius later reaffirmed his authorship, although a lack of conclusive evidence as to the identity of the author of the works has led to discussion in scholarly circles, both secular and religious.

Venâncio de Oliveira Aires

Venâncio de Oliveira Aires 12 Venâncio de Oliveira Aires foi um jornalista brasileiro e precursor das ideias republicanas e abolicionistas. Com Moreira da Silva, fundou o primeiro jornal de Itapetininga, O Município (1873).

Hermes da Fonseca

Hermes da Fonseca 12 Hermes Rodrigues da Fonseca was a Brazilian field marshal and politician who served as the eighth president of Brazil between 1910 and 1914. He was a nephew of marshal Deodoro da Fonseca, the first president of Brazil, and general João Severiano da Fonseca, patron of the Army Health Service. His parents were the marshal Hermes Ernesto da Fonseca and Rita Rodrigues Barbosa.

Emílio Garrastazu Médici

Emílio Garrastazu Médici 12 Emílio Garrastazu Médici was a Brazilian military leader and politician who was the president of Brazil from 1969 to 1974. His authoritarian rule marked the apex of the Brazilian military regime.

Bartolomeu de Gusmão

Bartolomeu de Gusmão 11 Bartolomeu Lourenço de Gusmão was a Colonial Brazilian priest and naturalist who was a pioneer of lighter-than-air airship design. He is also one of the main characters in Nobel Prize-winning José Saramago's Baltasar and Blimunda.

John VI of Portugal

John VI of Portugal 11 Dom John VI, nicknamed "the Clement", was King of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves from 1816 to 1825. Although the United Kingdom of Portugal ceased to exist de facto beginning in 1822, he remained its monarch de jure between 1822 and 1825. After the recognition of the independence of Brazil under the Treaty of Rio de Janeiro of 1825, he continued as King of Portugal until his death in 1826. Under the same treaty, he also became titular Emperor of Brazil for life, while his son, Emperor Pedro I, was both de facto and de jure the monarch of the newly independent country.

Francisco Glicério

Francisco Glicério 11 Francisco Glicério de Cerqueira Leite foi um político brasileiro. Destacou-se como republicano no fim do século XIX.

Antônio Carlos Ribeiro de Andrada (IV)

Antônio Carlos Ribeiro de Andrada (IV) 11 Antônio Carlos Ribeiro de Andrada foi um político brasileiro, prefeito de Belo Horizonte, presidente da Câmara dos Deputados do Brasil, senador da República, presidente da Assembleia Nacional Constituinte de 1932-1933, ministro de estado e presidente do estado de Minas Gerais.

Saint Barbara

Saint Barbara 11 Saint Barbara, known in the Eastern Orthodox Church as the Great Martyr Barbara, was an early Christian Greek saint and martyr.

José da Silva Lisboa, Viscount of Cairu

José da Silva Lisboa, Viscount of Cairu 11 José da Silva Lisboa, first Baron and Viscount of Cairu, was a Brazilian economist, historian, jurist, publicist and politician, active at the time of the Independence of Brazil and credited for the promotion of important economic reforms. He held various positions in the economic and political administration of Brazil after the transfer or the Portuguese Court in 1808, including Deputy of the Royal Chamber of Commerce and Judge of the House of Supplication.

Joaquim Gonçalves Ledo

Joaquim Gonçalves Ledo 11 Joaquim Gonçalves Ledo was a Brazilian journalist and politician. He was active in the freemasonry movement in Brazil. He was one of the leaders of the more liberal and democrat faction during the confused period around the time of the declaration of independence of Brazil in 1822.


Gabriel 11 In the Abrahamic religions, Gabriel is an archangel with the power to announce God's will to mankind. He is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, the Quran and the Kitáb-i-Aqdas. Many Christian traditions – including Eastern Orthodoxy, Catholicism, Lutheranism, and Anglicanism – revere Gabriel as a saint.

Ary Barroso

Ary Barroso 11 Ary Evangelista de Resende Barroso was a Brazilian composer, pianist, soccer commentator, and talent-show host on radio and TV. He was one of Brazil's most successful songwriters in the first half of the 20th century. Barroso also composed many songs for Carmen Miranda during her career.

Melvin Jones (Lions Club)

Melvin Jones (Lions Club) 11 Melvin Jones was the founder and secretary-treasurer of Lions Clubs International.                 

Amador Bueno

Amador Bueno 11 Amador Bueno was a landowner and colonial administrator of the Captaincy of São Vicente.           

João Goulart

João Goulart 10 João Belchior Marques Goulart, commonly known as Jango, was a Brazilian politician who served as the 24th president of Brazil until a military coup d'état deposed him on 1 April 1964. He was considered the last left-wing president of Brazil until Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva took office in 2003.

Fagundes Varela

Fagundes Varela 10 Luís Nicolau Fagundes Varela was a Brazilian Romantic poet, adept of the "Ultra-Romanticism" movement. He is patron of the 11th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.

José Vicente Faria Lima

José Vicente Faria Lima 10 José Vicente de Faria Lima was a Brazilian military engineer and later politician.                 

Jerônymo Monteiro

Jerônymo Monteiro 10 Jerônymo Monteiro, de nome completo Jerônymo Barbosa Monteiro, foi um jornalista e um dos primeiros escritores brasileiros de ficção científica.

Alfredo d'Escragnolle Taunay, Viscount of Taunay

Alfredo d'Escragnolle Taunay, Viscount of Taunay 10 Alfredo Maria Adriano d'Escragnolle Taunay, Viscount of Taunay, was a Brazilian writer, musician, professor, military engineer, historian, politician, sociologist and nobleman. He is famous for the regionalist novel Inocência, considered a major forerunner of naturalism in Brazil, and for A Retirada da Laguna, an account of an episode in the Paraguayan War. The Brazilianist Leslie Bethell has described it as "the one undoubted literary masterpiece produced by the Paraguayan War".

Lauro Müller

Lauro Müller 10 Lauro Severiano Müller was a Brazilian politician, diplomat, and military engineer. Responsible for the transition of Santa Catarina from a province to a state, he is also recognised as one of those who helped achieve the Brazilian diplomatic victory over Bolivia through the Treaty of Petrópolis, which allowed for the purchase of Acre and its incorporation into Brazil.

Bernardino José de Campos Júnior

Bernardino José de Campos Júnior 10 Bernardino José de Campos Júnior was a Brazilian politician. He was governor of São Paulo from 23 August 1892 to 15 April 1896 and 3 July 1902 to 1 May 1904.

João Ramalho

João Ramalho 10 João Ramalho (1493–1582) was a Portuguese explorer and adventurer known as the first bandeirante. He lived much of his life among Tupiniquim natives in Brazil after he arrived there in 1515. He even became the leader of an Indian village after he developed a friendship with Tibiriçá, an important native chief at the time. Ramalho played an important role in the pacific interaction between the Portuguese and the natives, especially after the arrival of Martim Afonso de Sousa, with whom he became friends after meeting him in São Vicente, the first Portuguese settlement in the Americas. Some historians agree that his ancestors were Jews from Covilhã.

Armando de Sales Oliveira

Armando de Sales Oliveira 10 Armando de Sales Oliveira was a Brazilian politician. He was born and died in São Paulo.           

Saint Roch

Saint Roch 10 Roch, also called Rock in English, was a Majorcan Catholic confessor whose death is commemorated on 16 August and 9 September in Italy; he was especially invoked against the plague. He has the designation of Rollox in Glasgow, Scotland, said to be a corruption of Roch's Loch, which referred to a small loch once near a chapel dedicated to Roch in 1506.

Jorge Amado

Jorge Amado 10 Jorge Amado was a Brazilian writer of the modernist school. He remains the best-known of modern Brazilian writers, with his work having been translated into some 49 languages and popularized in film, including Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands in 1976. His work reflects the image of a Mestiço Brazil and is marked by religious syncretism. He depicted a cheerful and optimistic country that was beset, at the same time, with deep social and economic differences.

Manuel Buarque de Macedo

Manuel Buarque de Macedo 9 Manuel Buarque de Macedo foi um engenheiro, jornalista, político, estadista, orador e polemista brasileiro.

Líbero Badaró

Líbero Badaró 9 Giovanni Battista Líbero Badaró was an Italian-born Brazilian physician, botanist, journalist and politician.

Miguel Couto

Miguel Couto 9 Miguel Couto was a Brazilian educationist, politician and a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters. He was born Miguel de Oliveira Couto in the city of Rio de Janeiro, on May 1, 1864. He was the son of Francisco de Oliveira Couto and Maria Rosa do Espírito Santo. He was trained in medicine, and went on to teach the subject, gaining a reputation as one of the most noted clinicians in contemporary Brazil.

Pedro de Toledo

Pedro de Toledo 9 Pedro de Toledo may refer to:                                                                       

Manuel de Cerqueira Daltro Filho

Manuel de Cerqueira Daltro Filho 9 Manuel de Cerqueira Daltro Filho foi um militar brasileiro, tendo governado os estados de São Paulo e Rio Grande do Sul por períodos breves, na condição de interventor federal.

André Vidal de Negreiros

André Vidal de Negreiros 9 André Vidal de Negreiros was a Portuguese colonial governor and military man born in the then colony of Brazil, known mainly for being one of the leaders of the Insurrection of Pernambuco, also known as the War of Divine Light, against Dutch colonization in Brazil (1624–1654).

Maria Quitéria

Maria Quitéria 9 Maria Quitéria was a Brazilian lieutenant and national heroine. She served in the Brazilian War of Independence in 1822–23 dressed as a man. She was promoted to cadet and Lieutenant and decorated with the Imperial order. She has been called "Brazilian Joan of Arc," and has become a kind of national legendary figure. Quitéria was the first woman to serve in a military unit in Brazil. She, along with Maria Filipa de Oliveira and Sister Joana Angélica (1761-1822), are known as the three Bahian women resistance fighters in the War of Independence against the Portuguese.

Anthony the Great

Anthony the Great 9 Anthony the Great was a Christian monk from Egypt, revered since his death as a saint. He is distinguished from other saints named Anthony, such as Anthony of Padua, by various epithets: Anthony of Egypt, Anthony the Abbot, Anthony of the Desert, Anthony the Anchorite, Anthony the Hermit, and Anthony of Thebes. For his importance among the Desert Fathers and to all later Christian monasticism, he is also known as the Father of All Monks. His feast day is celebrated on 17 January among the Eastern Orthodox and Catholic churches and on Tobi 22 in the Coptic calendar.


Caramuru 9 Caramuru was the Tupi name of the Portuguese colonist Diogo Álvares Correia, who is notable for being the first European to establish contact with the native Tupinambá population in modern-day Brazil and was instrumental in the early colonization of Brazil by the Portuguese crown. Notably, Caramuru's native-born wife, Catarina Paraguaçu, was the first South American native to be received at the Palace of Versailles in 1526. He and Catarina would become the first Christian family in Brazil and have three children: Gaspar, Gabriel and Jorge, all named knights by Tomé de Sousa.

Xingu peoples

Xingu peoples 9 The Xingu are an indigenous people of Brazil living near the Xingu River. They have many cultural similarities despite their different ethnicity. Xingu people represent fifteen tribes and all four of Brazil's indigenous language groups, but they share similar belief systems, rituals and ceremonies.

João Maurício Vanderlei, Baron of Cotegipe

João Maurício Vanderlei, Baron of Cotegipe 9 João Maurício Vanderlei or Wanderley, first and only baron of Cotegipe, was a Brazilian magistrate and politician of the Conservative Party.

Magalhães Pinto

Magalhães Pinto 9 José de Magalhães Pinto was a Brazilian politician and banker.                                     

Teófilo Ottoni

Teófilo Ottoni 9 Teófilo Benedito Ottoni foi um jornalista, comerciante, político e empresário brasileiro.           


Xavante 9 The Xavante are an indigenous people, comprising about 30,000 individuals within the territory of eastern Mato Grosso state in Brazil. They speak the Xavante language, part of the Jê language family.

Frédéric Ozanam

Frédéric Ozanam 9 Antoine-Frédéric Ozanam was a French Catholic literary scholar, lawyer, journalist and equal rights advocate. He founded with fellow students the Conference of Charity, later known as the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul. He was beatified by Pope John Paul II in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris in 1997. His feast day is 9 September.

José Francisco Bias Fortes

José Francisco Bias Fortes 9 José Francisco Bias Fortes foi um político brasileiro. Foi deputado constituinte em 1934 e 1946, prefeito de Barbacena, entre 1937 e 1945, ministro da Justiça no Governo Eurico Dutra, e governador de Minas Gerais, de 31 de janeiro de 1956 até 31 de janeiro de 1961. Foi também candidato ao governo do estado de Minas Gerais em 1947, sendo derrotado por Milton Campos. Morreu em 30 de março de 1971 quando era diretor do Banco de Crédito Real de Minas Gerais, no Rio de Janeiro.

Joaquim Murtinho

Joaquim Murtinho 9 Joaquim Duarte Murtinho Nobre foi um médico e político brasileiro liberal. Murtinho foi Ministro da Indústria e Comércio (1899–1902) no governo do presidente Prudente de Morais e também Ministro da Fazenda (1898–1902) no governo de Campos Sales. Além disso, cumpriu dois mandatos não consecutivos como senador por Mato Grosso.

Guaycuru peoples

Guaycuru peoples 9 Guaycuru or Guaykuru is a generic term for several ethnic groups indigenous to the Gran Chaco region of South America, speaking related Guaicuruan languages. In the 16th century, the time of first contact with Spanish explorers and colonists, the Guaycuru people lived in the present-day countries of Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, and Brazil.

Pedro Lessa

Pedro Lessa 9 Pedro Augusto Carneiro Lessa foi um jurista, magistrado, político e professor brasileiro.           

Saint Cecilia

Saint Cecilia 9 Saint Cecilia, also spelled Cecelia, was a Roman virgin martyr and is venerated in Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, and some Lutheran churches, such as the Church of Sweden. She became the patroness of music and musicians, it being written that, as the musicians played at her wedding, Cecilia "sang in her heart to the Lord". Musical compositions are dedicated to her, and her feast, on 22 November, is the occasion of concerts and musical festivals. She is also known as Cecilia of Rome.

Nelson Hungria

Nelson Hungria 9 Nelson Hungria Hoffbauer foi um dois mais importantes penalistas brasileiros, com diversas obras publicadas ao longo da vida. Foi desembargador do Tribunal de Justiça do antigo Distrito Federal, delegado de Polícia e, culminando sua carreira de jurista, ministro do Supremo Tribunal Federal entre 1951 e 1961.

Petrônio Portella

Petrônio Portella 9 Petrônio Portella Nunes foi um advogado e político brasileiro de atuação destacada como fiador da distensão política empreendida pelos presidentes Ernesto Geisel e João Figueiredo. Era tido como a "estrela civil da ditadura".

Graça Aranha

Graça Aranha 9 José Pereira da Graça Aranha was a Brazilian writer and diplomat, considered to be a forerunner of the Modernism in Brazil. He was also one of the organizers of the Brazilian Modern Art Week of 1922.

Pope John Paul I

Pope John Paul I 9 Pope John Paul I was head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City from 26 August 1978 until his death 33 days later. His reign is among the shortest in papal history, resulting in the most recent year of three popes and the first to occur since 1605. John Paul I remains the most recent Italian-born pope, the last in a succession of such popes that started with Clement VII in 1523.

João Guimarães Rosa

João Guimarães Rosa 8 João Guimarães Rosa was a Brazilian novelist, short story writer, poet and diplomat.               

Vinicius de Moraes

Vinicius de Moraes 8 Marcus Vinícius da Cruz e Mello Moraes, better known as Vinícius de Moraes and nicknamed O Poetinha, was a Brazilian poet, diplomat, lyricist, essayist, musician, singer, and playwright. With his frequent and diverse musical partners, including Antônio Carlos Jobim, his lyrics and compositions were instrumental in the birth and introduction to the world of bossa nova music. He recorded numerous albums, many in collaboration with noted artists, and also served as a successful Brazilian career diplomat.

Delfim Moreira

Delfim Moreira 8 Delfim Moreira da Costa Ribeiro was a Brazilian politician who served as tenth president of Brazil. 

Chico Mendes

Chico Mendes 8 Francisco Alves Mendes Filho, better known as Chico Mendes, was a Brazilian rubber tapper, trade union leader and environmentalist. He fought to preserve the Amazon rainforest, and advocated for the human rights of Brazilian peasants and Indigenous peoples. He was assassinated by a rancher on 22 December 1988. The Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation, a body under the jurisdiction of the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment, is named in his honor.

Carlos de Campos

Carlos de Campos 8 Carlos de Campos was a Brazilian politician, and president of the state of São Paulo for several months in 1924.

Gundisalvus of Amarante

Gundisalvus of Amarante 8 Gundisalvus of Amarante, OP was a Portuguese Catholic priest and a professed member from the Order of Preachers. He became a Dominican friar and hermit after his return from a long pilgrimage that took him to both Rome and to Jerusalem. He became noted as a wonderworker who made miracles occur and he was known for his solitude and silence in reflection in order to better achieve communication with God.

David Canabarro

David Canabarro 8 David José Martins, known as David Canabarro was a Brazilian general.                               

José de San Martín

José de San Martín 8 José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras, nicknamed "the Liberator of Argentina, Chile and Peru", was an Argentine general and the primary leader of the southern and central parts of South America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire who served as the Protector of Peru. Born in Yapeyú, Corrientes, in modern-day Argentina, he left the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata at the early age of seven to study in Málaga, Spain.

Altino Arantes Marques

Altino Arantes Marques 8 Altino Arantes Marques (1876–1965) was a President of São Paulo. He was born in Batatais and graduated from the Law School of São Paulo in 1895. He was a member of the Paulista Republican Party. Before he became the president of the state of São Paulo, he was a federal deputy for two terms: (1906–1908) and (1909–1911). He was also secretary of state of the interior from 1911 to 1915.

João da Cruz e Sousa

João da Cruz e Sousa 8 João da Cruz e Sousa, also referred to simply as Cruz e Sousa, was a Brazilian poet and journalist, famous for being one of the first Brazilian Symbolist poets. A descendant of African slaves, he has received the epithets of "Black Dante" and "Black Swan".

Pauline of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus

Pauline of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus 8 Pauline of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus, C.I.I.C., was an immigrant from Austria-Hungary to Brazil, who became the foundress of the Congregation of the Little Sisters of the Immaculate Conception, religious sisters who serve the poor.

Rocha Pombo

Rocha Pombo 8 José Francisco da Rocha Pombo (1857–1933) was a Brazilian journalist, professor, poet and historian. He born in Morretes, the son of Manuel Francisco Pombo and Angélica da Rocha. He studied law at UFRJ and began his career in journalism. An ardent abolitionist and republican, he founded the journal O Povo, in whose pages he ran campaigns for both causes.

Antônio da Silva Prado

Antônio da Silva Prado 8 Antônio da Silva Prado, ou Conselheiro Antônio Prado foi um advogado, agricultor, político e empresário brasileiro. Esteve diretamente envolvido na elaboração da Lei dos Sexagenários e da Lei Áurea.

Bezerra de Menezes

Bezerra de Menezes 8 Adolfo Bezerra de Menezes Cavalcanti, mais conhecido como Bezerra de Menezes, foi um médico, militar, escritor, jornalista, político, filantropo, filósofo e expoente da Doutrina Espírita. Recebeu a alcunha de "o médico dos pobres".

Borba Gato

Borba Gato 8 Manuel de Borba Gato (1649–1718) was a bandeirante in Colonial Brazil. He began his career with his father-in-law Fernão Dias Pais. When he died in 1718 he held the office of Juiz ordinário of the town of Sabará. It is not known where he is buried, perhaps in the Capela de Santo Antônio or the Capela de Santana in the old town of Sabará, or even, according to various writers, in Paraopeba where he had an estate. Beyond being a discoverer of mines, he was an effective administrator at the end of his life.

Padre Cícero

Padre Cícero 8 Cícero Romão Batista also known as "Padre Cícero", was a Brazilian Roman Catholic priest who became a spiritual leader to the people of Northeastern Brazil. In the course of his ministry, he was accused of heresy by Catholic Church officials, eventually becoming suspended but not formally excommunicated.

Júlio Prestes

Júlio Prestes 8 Júlio Prestes de Albuquerque was a Brazilian poet, lawyer and politician. He was the last elected President of Brazil of the period known as the Old Republic, but never took office because the government was overthrown in the Revolution of 1930. Prestes was the only politician to be elected President of Brazil and then impeded from taking office. He was also the last person born in São Paulo to be elected president until the election of Jair Bolsonaro in 2018.

Ephigenia of Ethiopia

Ephigenia of Ethiopia 8 Saint Ephigenia of Ethiopia or Iphigenia of Ethiopia, also called Iphigenia of Abyssinia, is a Western folk saint whose life is told in the Golden Legend as a virgin converted to Christianity and then consecrated to God by Matthew the Apostle, who was spreading the Gospel to the region of "Ethiopia," which in this case is understood to be located in the regions south of the Caspian Sea, either in one of the provinces of Mesopotamia, or in Ancient Armenia (Colchis).

Luís de Camões

Luís de Camões 8 Luís Vaz de Camões, sometimes rendered in English as Camoens or Camoëns, is considered Portugal's and the Portuguese language's greatest poet. His mastery of verse has been compared to that of Shakespeare, Milton, Vondel, Homer, Virgil and Dante. He wrote a considerable amount of lyrical poetry and drama but is best remembered for his epic work Os Lusíadas. His collection of poetry The Parnasum of Luís de Camões was lost during his life. The influence of his masterpiece Os Lusíadas is so profound that Portuguese is sometimes called the "language of Camões".

Jones dos Santos Neves

Jones dos Santos Neves 7 Jones dos Santos Neves foi um político brasileiro.                                                 

Saint Amaro

Saint Amaro 7 According to Catholic tradition, Saint Amaro or Amarus the Pilgrim was an abbot and sailor who it was claimed sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to an earthly paradise. There are two historical figures who may have provided the basis for this legend. The first was a French penitent of the same name who went on a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in the thirteenth century. On his return journey, he established himself at Burgos, where he founded a hospital for lepers.

João Fernandes Vieira

João Fernandes Vieira 7 João Fernandes Vieira, nascido Francisco de Ornelas, foi um militar e senhor de engenho português, um dos principais líderes nas lutas pela expulsão dos holandeses de Pernambuco.

Evaristo da Veiga

Evaristo da Veiga 7 Evaristo Ferreira da Veiga e Barros was a Brazilian poet, journalist, politician, and bookseller. Veiga founded one of the first Brazilian newspapers, A Aurora Fluminense, in 1827, during the reign of Emperor Pedro I. He was also deputy and senator for Minas Gerais. Veiga composed poems, including the lyrics for the Hino da Independência and is the patron of the tenth seat of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.

João Ribeiro (escritor)

João Ribeiro (escritor) 7 João Batista Ribeiro de Andrade Fernandes, mais conhecido como João Ribeiro, foi um jornalista, crítico literário, filólogo, historiador, pintor e tradutor brasileiro. Foi um membro da Academia Brasileira de Letras.

Lima Barreto

Lima Barreto 7 Afonso Henriques de Lima Barreto was a Brazilian novelist and journalist. A major figure in Brazilian Pre-Modernism, he is famous for the novel Triste Fim de Policarpo Quaresma, a bitter satire of the first years of the República Velha in Brazil.

Régis Bittencourt

Régis Bittencourt 7 Edmundo Régis Bittencourt foi um engenheiro civil brasileiro, empreiteiro e ex-presidente do Departamento Nacional de Estradas de Rodagem.

Gaspar da Madre de Deus

Gaspar da Madre de Deus 7 Gaspar Teixeira de Azevedo, melhor conhecido como Frei Gaspar da Madre de Deus, foi um religioso da Ordem de São Bento e historiador brasileiro.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt 7 Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and politician who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. He was a member of the Democratic Party and is the only U.S. president to have served more than two terms. His initial two terms were centered on combating the Great Depression, while his third and fourth saw him shift his focus to America's involvement in World War II.

Pedro de Araújo Lima, Marquis of Olinda

Pedro de Araújo Lima, Marquis of Olinda 7 Pedro de Araújo Lima, Marquis of Olinda was a politician and monarchist of the Empire of Brazil. His long political career spanned the reigns of John VI, Pedro I and Pedro II. He was also one of the founders of the Brazilian Conservative Party.

Alexandrino Faria de Alencar

Alexandrino Faria de Alencar 7 Alexandrino Faria de Alencar foi um almirante e político brasileiro, senador durante a República Velha. Casou com Amália Murray Simões e Santos e teve duas filhas e um filho, o ministro Armando de Alencar, do Supremo Tribunal Federal do Brasil.

Paulo de Frontin

Paulo de Frontin 7 André Gustavo Paulo de Frontin, foi um político e engenheiro brasileiro de origem francesa. Recebeu o título nobiliárquico de Conde de Frontin pela Santa Sé.

Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy 7 Robert Francis Kennedy, also known by his initials RFK, was an American politician and lawyer. He served as the 64th United States attorney general from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968, when he was running for the Democratic presidential nomination. Like his brothers John F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy, he was a prominent member of the Democratic Party and is an icon of modern American liberalism.

Júlio Afrânio Peixoto

Júlio Afrânio Peixoto 7 Júlio Afrânio Peixoto was a Brazilian physician, writer, politician, historian, university president, and pioneering eugenicist. He held many public offices, including Brazilian congressional representative from Bahia in the federal Câmara de Deputados (1924–1930), first the president of the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, member of the Brazilian Cultural Center in the United States, president of the Academia Brasileira de Letras, and honorary doctorates from Coimbra University and the University of Lisbon, Portugal.

Lúcio Meira

Lúcio Meira 7 Lúcio Martins Meira ou simplesmente Lúcio Meira foi um militar, engenheiro, político e administrador brasileiro.

Felipe Schmidt

Felipe Schmidt 7 Felipe Schmidt foi um político brasileiro.                                                         

Venceslau Brás

Venceslau Brás 7 Venceslau Brás Pereira Gomes was a Brazilian politician who served as ninth president of Brazil between 1914 and 1918, during the First Brazilian Republic. Brás was born in Brasópolis, Minas Gerais State. He became governor of that state in 1909, and in 1910 he was elected vice-president under Hermes Rodrigues da Fonseca. As the sixth vice president of Brazil, he also served as the President of the Senate. He was elected president in 1914 and served until 1918. His government declared war on the Central Powers in October 1917 during World War I. He was the longest-lived Brazilian president, reaching 98 years of age.

Candido Portinari

Candido Portinari 7 Candido Portinari was a Brazilian painter. He is considered one of the most important Brazilian painters as well as a prominent and influential practitioner of the neo-realism style in painting.

Ramiro Barcelos

Ramiro Barcelos 7 Ramiro Fortes de Barcellos foi um político, escritor, jornalista e médico brasileiro.               

Saint Lucy

Saint Lucy 7 Lucia of Syracuse (283–304), also called Saint Lucia was a Roman Christian martyr who died during the Diocletianic Persecution. She is venerated as a saint in Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, and Eastern Orthodox Christianity. She is one of eight women explicitly commemorated by Catholics in the Canon of the Mass. Her traditional feast day, known in Europe as Saint Lucy's Day, is observed by Western Christians on 13 December. Lucia of Syracuse was honored in the Middle Ages and remained a well-known saint in early modern England. She is one of the best known virgin martyrs, along with Agatha of Sicily, Agnes of Rome, Cecilia of Rome, and Catherine of Alexandria.

Irineu Bornhausen

Irineu Bornhausen 7 Irineu Bornhausen foi um político brasileiro. Foi vereador e prefeito de Itajaí. Foi governador de Santa Catarina, de 31 de janeiro de 1951 a 31 de janeiro de 1956. Foi eleito deputado federal por Santa Catarina na 41ª legislatura e senador entre 1959 e 1967.

Francisco Alves (singer)

Francisco Alves (singer) 7 Francisco de Morais Alves, better known as Francisco Alves, Chico Alves or Chico Viola, was a Brazilian singer, one of the most popular in the first half of the 20th century, and considered by many to be the greatest in the country. The quality of his work earned him in 1933, by broadcaster César Ladeira, the nickname "Rei da Voz" . He recorded more than 500 78 rpm albums, among them the first electrical recording made in Brazil. He performed songs composed by musicians such as Cartola, Heitor dos Prazeres and Ismael Silva; and several songs became famous in his voice, like the first recording of samba "Aquarela do Brasil" by Ary Barroso.

Agnes of Rome

Agnes of Rome 7 Agnes of Rome is a virgin martyr, venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church, Oriental Orthodox Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church, as well as the Anglican Communion and Lutheran Churches. She is one of several virgin martyrs commemorated by name in the Canon of the Mass, and one of many Christians martyred during the reign of the Roman emperor Diocletian.

Lopes Trovão

Lopes Trovão 7 José Lopes da Silva Trovão, better known as Lopes Trovão, was a Brazilian medical doctor, journalist, and politician.

Guilherme de Almeida

Guilherme de Almeida 7 Guilherme de Andrade e Almeida was a lawyer, journalist, film critic, poet, essayist and Brazilian translator. He helped popularize the Japanese poem style, haiku, in Brazil.

Augusto dos Anjos

Augusto dos Anjos 7 Augusto de Carvalho Rodrigues dos Anjos was a Brazilian poet and professor. His poems speak mostly of sickness and death, and are considered the forerunners of Modernism in Brazil.

Augusto Teixeira de Freitas

Augusto Teixeira de Freitas 7 Augusto Teixeira de Freitas (1816–1883) was a prominent Brazilian jurist whose prolific writings inspired all South American private law codifications.

Alberto Pasqualini

Alberto Pasqualini 7 Alberto Pasqualini foi um advogado, professor, sociólogo e político brasileiro; ideólogo e doutrinador trabalhista, foi senador da República pelo PTB. Suas ideias foram incorporadas ao programa partidário do PDT e, em parte, ao novo PTB.

Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi 7 Guglielmo Giovanni Maria Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known for his creation of a practical radio wave–based wireless telegraph system. This led to Marconi's being credited as the inventor of radio, and he shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Ferdinand Braun "in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy".

Clóvis Beviláqua

Clóvis Beviláqua 7 Clóvis Beviláqua was a Brazilian jurist, historian and journalist born in Viçosa do Ceará, Ceará, in 1859. Beviláqua was professor of civil and comparative law in Recife. As the author of the Brazilian Civil Code of 1916, whose first draft he presented in 1899, and as that code's first commentator, Beviláqua was the founding father of Brazilian civil law scholarship. He founded and occupied the 14th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters, from 1897 until his death in 1944. The chair's patron is Franklin Távora.

Delmiro Augusto da Cruz Gouveia

Delmiro Augusto da Cruz Gouveia 7 Delmiro Augusto da Cruz Gouveia, better known as Delmiro Gouveia, was an industrialist and entrepreneur Brazilianman. One of the pioneers of the industrialization of Brazil and the use of its hydroelectric potential, when he built the first hydroelectric plant in the Northeast and the second in the country, the Usina de Angiquinho, preceded only by Marmelos Power Plant. He was also the creator of what is considered the first shopping center in Brazil, the Mercado Modelo Coelho Cintra, inaugurated on September 7 of 1899 in Recife.


Jerome 7 Jerome, also known as Jerome of Stridon, was an early Christian priest, confessor, theologian, translator, and historian; he is commonly known as Saint Jerome.

Bernard of Clairvaux

Bernard of Clairvaux 7 Bernard of Clairvaux, O. Cist., venerated as Saint Bernard, was an abbot, mystic, co-founder of the Knights Templar, and a major leader in the reformation of the Benedictine Order through the nascent Cistercian Order.

Antônio Moreira César

Antônio Moreira César 7 Antônio Moreira César was a Brazilian army officer who fought on the side of the government forces in the Navy Revolt, the Federalist Revolution and the War of Canudos. He was governor of the state of Santa Catarina in 1894, where he ordered numerous summary executions and murders, particularly the Baron of Batovi, a decorated hero of the Paraguayan War. Moreira César was killed in action fighting against the rebels of Antônio Conselheiro during the War of Canudos.

Manuel de Sousa Martins

Manuel de Sousa Martins 7 Manuel de Sousa Martins, primeiro barão e visconde com grandeza da Parnaíba, foi um militar e político brasileiro.

Martin Luther

Martin Luther 7 Martin Luther was a German priest, theologian, author, hymnwriter, professor, and Augustinian friar. Luther was the seminal figure of the Protestant Reformation, and his theological beliefs form the basis of Lutheranism. He is regarded as one of the most influential figures in Western and Christian history.

Aluizio Santos

Aluizio Santos 6 Aluizio De Souza Santos, é deputado estadual eleito pelo estado do Maranhão, é filiado ao Partido Liberal (PL).

Nicolau Pereira de Campos Vergueiro

Nicolau Pereira de Campos Vergueiro 6 Nicolau Pereira de Campos Vergueiro, better known as Senator Vergueiro, was a Portuguese-born Brazilian coffee farmer and politician. He was a pioneer in the implementation of free workforce in Brazil by bringing the first European immigrants to work in the Ibicaba farm, which he owned. The contract was prepared by Vergueiro himself, establishing ownership of the production and other measures, mostly of an exploitive nature. Faced with this, the immigrants working in Vergueiro's main property, the Ibicaba farm, revolted under the guidance of Thomas Davatz, a Swiss immigrant and religious leader, who instigated the immigrant workers to grow their ambition to become small or medium-sized landowners, as they imagined they would be when they had left Europe.

Vicente de Carvalho

Vicente de Carvalho 6 Vicente Augusto de Carvalho foi um advogado, jornalista, político, abolicionista, fazendeiro, deputado, magistrado, poeta e contista brasileiro.

Rangel Pestana

Rangel Pestana 6 Francisco Rangel Pestana foi um jornalista, político e jurista brasileiro. Foi um importante político, tendo participação importante no Partido Republicano e na imprensa, sendo um dos fundadores do jornal O Estado de S. Paulo.

Leonel Brizola

Leonel Brizola 6 Leonel de Moura Brizola was a Brazilian politician. Launched into politics by Brazilian president Getúlio Vargas in the 1930–1950s, Brizola was the only politician to serve as elected governor of two Brazilian states. An engineer by training, Brizola organized the youth wing of the Brazilian Labour Party and served as state representative for Rio Grande do Sul and mayor of its capital, Porto Alegre. In 1958 he was elected governor and subsequently played a major role in thwarting a first coup attempt by sectors of the armed forces in 1961, who wished to stop João Goulart from assuming the presidency, under allegations of communist ties. Three years later, facing the 1964 Brazilian coup d'état that went on to install the Brazilian military dictatorship, Brizola again wanted the democratic forces to resist, but Goulart did not want to risk the possibility of civil war, and Brizola was exiled in Uruguay.

Francis Xavier

Francis Xavier 6 Francis Xavier, SJ, venerated as Saint Francis Xavier, was a Spanish Catholic missionary and saint who co-founded the Society of Jesus and, as a representative of the Portuguese Empire, led the first Christian mission to Japan.

Fernando Prestes de Albuquerque

Fernando Prestes de Albuquerque 6 Fernando Prestes de Albuquerque foi um agricultor, advogado e político brasileiro. Eleito o quarto presidente do estado de São Paulo, governou de 1898 até 1900. Filho do coronel Manuel Prestes de Albuquerque e de Inácia Bernardo Vieira Prestes, foi casado com Olimpia Santana e teve nove filhos, sendo um deles Júlio Prestes de Albuquerque, o último presidente da República eleito do período político brasileiro intitulado como República Velha.

Count Francesco Matarazzo

Count Francesco Matarazzo 6 Francesco Antonio Maria Matarazzo, Count Matarazzo, was an Italian-born Brazilian businessman who created a large business in South America, particularly in Brazil.

Antônio Álvares da Silva

Antônio Álvares da Silva 6 Antônio Álvares da Silva, o Frei Orlando, foi um religioso e militar brasileiro, que participou da Segunda Guerra Mundial, tendo servido como capitão capelão do Exército Brasileiro. Frei Orlando é desde 1946 o patrono do Serviço de Assistência Religiosa do Exército.

Aristides Lobo

Aristides Lobo 6 Aristides da Silveira Lobo foi um jurista, político e jornalista republicano e abolicionista brasileiro, ao tempo do Império.

Luís Gama

Luís Gama 6 Luís Gonzaga Pinto da Gama was a Brazilian rábula, abolitionist, orator, journalist and writer, and the Patron of the abolition of slavery in Brazil.

Frei Galvão

Frei Galvão 6 Anthony of St. Ann Galvão, O.F.M., commonly known in Brazil as Frei Galvão, was a Brazilian friar of the Franciscan Order.

Augusto Severo de Albuquerque Maranhão

Augusto Severo de Albuquerque Maranhão 6 Augusto Severo de Albuquerque Maranhão was a Brazilian politician, journalist, inventor and aeronaut.

Bernardino de Sousa Monteiro

Bernardino de Sousa Monteiro 6 Bernardino de Sousa Monteiro was a Brazilian politician. He was representative on Espirito Santo's State Chamber and on the Brazilian Federal Chamber, Senator of the State of Espirito Santo and, also, the 15th president (governor) of the state of Espirito Santo, from May 23, 1916, to May 23, 1920. He was elected by the people.

Martim Afonso de Sousa

Martim Afonso de Sousa 6 Martim Afonso de Sousa was a Portuguese fidalgo, explorer and colonial administrator.               

António Ribeiro

António Ribeiro 6 Dom António II Ribeiro was a Portuguese cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, and Patriarch of Lisbon from 1971 until his death in 1998.

Pope Leo XIII

Pope Leo XIII 6 Pope Leo XIII was head of the Catholic Church from 20 February 1878 until his death in July 1903. Living until the age of 93, he was the oldest pope, whose age can be validated, holding office, and had the fourth-longest reign of any pope, behind those of St. Peter, Pius IX and John Paul II.

Carlos Chagas

Carlos Chagas 6 Carlos Justiniano Ribeiro Chagas, or Carlos Chagas, was a Brazilian sanitary physician, scientist, and microbiologist who worked as a clinician and researcher. Most well known for the discovery of an eponymous protozoal infection called Chagas disease, also called American trypanosomiasis, he also discovered the causative fungi of the pneumocystis pneumonia. He described the two pathogens in 1909, while he was working at the Oswaldo Cruz Institute in Rio de Janeiro, and named the former Trypanosoma cruzi to honour his friend Oswaldo Cruz.

Pandiá Calógeras

Pandiá Calógeras 6 João Pandiá Calógeras foi um engenheiro, geólogo e político brasileiro.                             

Israel Pinheiro

Israel Pinheiro 6 Israel Pinheiro da Silva was a Brazilian politician and engineer.                                   

Emílio de Meneses

Emílio de Meneses 6 Emílio Nunes Correia de Meneses foi um jornalista e poeta parnasiano brasileiro, imortal da Academia Brasileira de Letras e mestre dos sonetos satíricos. Para Glauco Mattoso, o poeta paranaense é o principal poeta satírico brasileiro após Gregório de Matos.

José Plácido de Castro

José Plácido de Castro 6 José Plácido de Castro was a Brazilian soldier, surveyor, rubber producer and politician who led the armed revolt during the Acre War of 1902–3, when the Republic of Acre broke away from Bolivia. He was the president of the state of Acre just before and after it was purchased by Brazil. After the war he became extremely wealthy as a rubber producer, and made many enemies. He was assassinated in 1908. He is considered a hero of Brazil.

Newton Prado

Newton Prado 6 Newton Prado Lux foi um locutor, escritor e ator brasileiro de rádio, cinema e televisão.           

Catulo da Paixão Cearense

Catulo da Paixão Cearense 6 Catulo da Paixão Cearense, o Poeta do Sertão, foi um poeta, teatrólogo, músico e compositor brasileiro. É considerado um dos maiores compositores da história da canção popular brasileira. A data de nascimento foi por muito tempo considerada dia 31 de janeiro de 1866, pois a data original fora modificada para que Catulo pudesse ser nomeado ao serviço público. Foi muito prestigiado por diversos intelectuais, pela beleza de suas escritas.

Antônio de Sousa Neto

Antônio de Sousa Neto 6 General Antônio de Sousa Neto was a Brazilian military leader of the Riograndense Republic during the Ragamuffin War. On 20 September 1836, Neto declared the independence of the Riograndense Republic.

Carlos Drummond de Andrade

Carlos Drummond de Andrade 6 Carlos Drummond de Andrade was a Brazilian poet and writer, considered by some as the greatest Brazilian poet of all time.

Pedro Parigot de Souza

Pedro Parigot de Souza 6 Pedro Viriato Parigot de Souza foi um engenheiro civil e político brasileiro.                       

Carvalho Pinto

Carvalho Pinto 6 Carlos Alberto Alves de Carvalho Pinto foi um político brasileiro e 44.º governador do estado de São Paulo.

Afonso Celso, Viscount of Ouro Preto

Afonso Celso, Viscount of Ouro Preto 6 Afonso Celso de Assis Figueiredo, the Viscount of Ouro Preto was a Brazilian politician, and the last Prime Minister of the Empire of Brazil.

Benedito Leite (político)

Benedito Leite (político) 6 Benedito Pereira Leite foi um político, magistrado e jornalista brasileiro.                         

Ignatius of Loyola

Ignatius of Loyola 6 Ignatius of Loyola, venerated as Saint Ignatius of Loyola, was a Spanish Catholic priest and theologian, who, with six companions, founded the religious order of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), and became its first Superior General, in Paris in 1541.

João Ribeiro de Barros

João Ribeiro de Barros 6 João Ribeiro de Barros was the first aviator of the three Americas to make an air crossing from Europe to America, on April 28, 1927, crossing the Atlantic Ocean with the Savoia-Marchetti S.55 hydroplane Jahú. On his flight, he had the company of three others: João Negrão (co-pilot), Newton Braga (navigator) and Vasco Cinquini (mechanic). The four aviators departed from Genoa, in Italy, to Santo Amaro, with stopovers in Spain, Gibraltar, Cabo Verde and Fernando de Noronha, in the Brazilian territory.

Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire 6 Paulo Reglus Neves Freire was a Brazilian educator and philosopher who was a leading advocate of critical pedagogy. His influential work Pedagogy of the Oppressed is generally considered one of the foundational texts of the critical pedagogy movement, and was the third most cited book in the social sciences as of 2016 according to Google Scholar.

Vitorino de Brito Freire

Vitorino de Brito Freire 6 Vitorino de Brito Freire was a Brazilian politician and congressman.                               

José Sarney

José Sarney 6 José Sarney de Araújo Costa is a Brazilian politician, lawyer, and writer who served as 31st president of Brazil from 1985 to 1990. He briefly served as the 20th vice president of Brazil for a month between March and April 1985.

Saint Monica

Saint Monica 5 Monica was an early North African Christian saint and the mother of Augustine of Hippo. She is remembered and honored in the Catholic and Orthodox Churches, albeit on different feast days, for her outstanding Christian virtues, particularly the suffering caused by her husband's adultery, and her prayerful life dedicated to the reformation of her son, who wrote extensively of her pious acts and life with her in his Confessions. Popular Christian legends recall Monica weeping every night for her son Augustine.

Francisco Otaviano

Francisco Otaviano 5 Francisco Otaviano de Almeida Rosa was a Brazilian poet, lawyer, diplomat, journalist and politician. He is famous for translating into Portuguese works by famous writers such as Horace, Catullus, Lord Byron, William Shakespeare, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Victor Hugo and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, mostly of them for the first time.

Heitor Teixeira Penteado

Heitor Teixeira Penteado 5 Heitor Teixeira Penteado foi um advogado e político brasileiro. Foi vice-presidente de São Paulo na gestão Júlio Prestes e substituía esse quando foi deposto em 24 de outubro de 1930, pela Revolução de 1930.

Saldanha da Gama

Saldanha da Gama 5 Luís Filipe de Saldanha da Gama was an admiral of the Brazilian Navy. He led the Revolta da Armada against the First Brazilian Republic alongside Custódio José de Melo and was killed by government forces during the Federalist Revolution in the Battle of Campo Osório.

Francisco Sá

Francisco Sá 5 Francisco Sá foi um engenheiro, jornalista e político brasileiro.                                   

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Julio Cesar

Julio Cesar 5 Julio César and Júlio César are the terms for Julius Caesar in Spanish and Portuguese languages respectively. They may also refer to:Julio César Salas Municipality, Venezuela

Joaquim Rodrigues Torres, Viscount of Itaboraí

Joaquim Rodrigues Torres, Viscount of Itaboraí 5 Joaquim Rodrigues Torres, the Viscount of Itaboraí was a Brazilian politician and monarchist during the period of the Empire of Brazil (1822–1889). He was the country's Prime Minister from 1868 to 1870.

Viscount of Pelotas

Viscount of Pelotas 5 The title of Viscount of Pelotas was a Brazilian noble title granted by emperor Pedro I of Brazil to Patrício José Correia da Câmara by decree dated 12 October 1826.

Gago Coutinho

Gago Coutinho 5 Carlos Viegas Gago Coutinho, GCTE, GCC, generally known simply as Gago Coutinho, was a Portuguese geographer, cartographer, naval officer, historian and aviator. An aviation pioneer, Gago Coutinho and Sacadura Cabral were the first to cross the South Atlantic Ocean by air, in a journey from March to June 1922, started in Lisbon, Portugal, and finished in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, using a seaplane variant of the British reconnaissance biplane Fairey III.

Joaquim José Inácio, Viscount of Inhaúma

Joaquim José Inácio, Viscount of Inhaúma 5 Joaquim José Inácio, Viscount of Inhaúma, was a naval officer, politician and monarchist of the Empire of Brazil. He was born in the Kingdom of Portugal, and his family moved to Brazil two years later. After Brazilian independence in 1822, Inhaúma enlisted in the Brazilian navy. Early in his career during the latter half of the 1820s, he participated in the subduing of secessionist rebellions: first the Confederation of the Equator, and then the Cisplatine War, which precipitated a long international armed conflict with the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata.

Marquis of Pombal (title)

Marquis of Pombal (title) 5 Count of Oeiras was a Portuguese title of nobility created by a royal decree, dated July 15, 1759, by King Joseph I of Portugal, and granted to Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, head of the Portuguese government.

Demétrio Nunes Ribeiro

Demétrio Nunes Ribeiro 5 Demétrio Nunes Ribeiro foi um educador, engenheiro, jornalista e político brasileiro, o primeiro Ministro da Agricultura da República do Brasil.

José Antônio Pimenta Bueno, Marquis of São Vicente

José Antônio Pimenta Bueno, Marquis of São Vicente 5 José Antônio Pimenta Bueno, Marquis of São Vicente, was a Brazilian magistrate, diplomat and politician. He served as Prime Minister of Brazil from 1870 to 1871.

Cesário Alvim

Cesário Alvim 5 José Cesário de Faria Alvim was a Brazilian mayor of the Distrito Federal of Rio de Janeiro and Governor of Minas Gerais.

Celso Ramos

Celso Ramos 5 Celso Ramos foi um industrial e político brasileiro.                                               

Manuel Marques de Sousa, Count of Porto Alegre

Manuel Marques de Sousa, Count of Porto Alegre 5 Manuel Marques de Sousa, Count of Porto Alegre, nicknamed "the Gloved Centaur", was an army officer, politician and abolitionist of the Empire of Brazil. Born into a wealthy family of military background, Manuel Marques de Sousa joined the Portuguese Army in Brazil in 1817 when he was little more than a child. His military initiation occurred in the conquest of the Banda Oriental, which was annexed and became the southernmost Brazilian province of Cisplatina in 1821. For most of the 1820s, he was embroiled in the Brazilian effort to keep Cisplatina as part of its territory: first during the struggle for Brazilian independence and then in the Cisplatine War. It would ultimately prove a futile attempt, as Cisplatina successfully separated from Brazil to become the independent nation of Uruguay in 1828.

Alcindo Guanabara

Alcindo Guanabara 5 Alcindo Guanabara was a Brazilian journalist and politician.                                       

Afonso Cláudio (politician)

Afonso Cláudio (politician) 5 Afonso Cláudio de Freitas Rosa, or simply Afonso Cláudio, as he was better known by the people, was, for a brief time, the first president of the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo. He was inaugurated as governor on November 22, 1889, and remained on the function until January 7, 1890.

Antônio de Sena Madureira

Antônio de Sena Madureira 5 Antônio de Sena Madureira (1841–1889) was a lieutenant colonel of the Brazilian army who fought in the Paraguayan War (1864–1870) and ended up becoming a prisoner of war of the Paraguayan troops under Francisco Solano López.

Nestor Gomes

Nestor Gomes 5 Nestor Gomes was a Brazilian politician. He was state representative in Espirito Santo's Chamber of Representatives, president (governor) of Espirito Santo, and Senator of Espirito Santo in the Brazilian Senate.

Álvares de Azevedo

Álvares de Azevedo 5 Manuel Antônio Álvares de Azevedo, affectionately called "Maneco" by his close friends, relatives and admirers, was a Brazilian Romantic poet, short story writer, playwright and essayist, considered to be one of the major exponents of Ultra-Romanticism and Gothic literature in Brazil. His works tend to play heavily with opposite notions, such as love and death, platonism and sarcasm, sentimentalism and pessimism, among others, and have a strong influence of Musset, Chateaubriand, Lamartine, Goethe and – above all – Byron.

Luiz Henrique da Silveira

Luiz Henrique da Silveira 5 Luiz Henrique da Silveira was a Brazilian politician and lawyer. He represented Santa Catarina in the Federal Senate from 2011 to 2015. He was governor of Santa Catarina from 2003 to 2006 and 2007 to 2010. He was a member of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party.

José Guimarães

José Guimarães 5 José Guimarães foi um estudante brasileiro, integrante do Colégio Marina Cintra, morto com um tiro na cabeça no dia 3 de outubro 1968, aos 20 anos, durante o episódio conhecido como Batalha da Maria Antonia, confronto ocorrido durante a ditadura militar brasileira, instaurada em 1 de abril de 1964 e que durou até 15 de março de 1985

Manuel Pestana Filho

Manuel Pestana Filho 5 Manuel Pestana Filho was the Roman Catholic bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Anápolis, Brazil.

Lauro Sodré

Lauro Sodré 5 Lauro Nina Sodré e Silva foi militar, político e líder republicano brasileiro.                     

Gabriel Passos

Gabriel Passos 5 Gabriel de Resende Passos foi um advogado, jornalista e político brasileiro. No ramo da política, elegeu-se deputado federal quatro vezes, foi secretário do Interior e Justiça, Procurador-Geral da República e ministro de Minas e Energia. Foi casado com Amélia Gomes de Sousa Lemos, irmã de Sarah Kubitschek. Em sua homenagem, no dia 30 de março de 1968 foi inaugurada a Refinaria Gabriel Passos, mais conhecida como REGAP, no município de Betim, Minas Gerais.

Benedito Calixto

Benedito Calixto 5 Benedito Calixto de Jesus was a Brazilian painter. His works usually depicted figures from Brazil and Brazilian culture, including a famous portrait of the bandeirante Domingos Jorge Velho in 1923, and scenes from the coastline of São Paulo. Unlike many artists of the time, Calixto's patron was an individual other than the state, who were "the most dependable source of patronage."

Saturnino de Brito

Saturnino de Brito 5 Francisco Rodrigues Saturnino de Brito is considered the pioneer of sanitary engineering and environmental engineering in Brazil. He was a hydraulics and sanitation engineer and professor at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He lived in Rio de Janeiro. His son Francisco Saturnino de Brito Filho had continued his important works.

Sílvio Romero

Sílvio Romero 5 Sílvio Vasconcelos da Silveira Ramos Romero was a Brazilian "Condorist" poet, essayist, literary critic, professor, journalist, historian and politician.

Fernando Pessoa

Fernando Pessoa 5 Fernando António Nogueira Pessoa was a Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher, and philosopher, described as one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest poets in the Portuguese language. He also wrote in and translated from English and French.

Nilo Coelho

Nilo Coelho 5 Nilo de Sousa Coelho GCIH foi um industrial, médico e político brasileiro.                         

Francisco Barreto

Francisco Barreto 5 Francisco Barreto was a Portuguese soldier and explorer. An officer in Morocco during his early life, Barreto sailed to Portuguese India and was eventually appointed viceroy of the colony. After his return to Lisbon, he was tasked with an expedition to southeast Africa in search of legendary gold mines. Barreto died in what is now Mozambique, having never reached the mines.

Gastão Vidigal

Gastão Vidigal 5 Gastão Vidigal foi um advogado e político brasileiro. Foi casado com Maria Amélia Bueno com quem teve seis filhos, Sílvio de Bueno Vidigal, Luís Eulálio de Bueno Vidigal, Álvaro Augusto de Bueno Vidigal, Antônio Carlos de Bueno Vidigal,Cecília Carmem Bueno Vidigal e Gastão Eduardo de Bueno Vidigal.

Alvarenga Peixoto

Alvarenga Peixoto 5 Inácio José de Alvarenga Peixoto (1744–1793) was a Colonial Brazilian Neoclassic poet and lawyer. He wrote under the pen name Eureste Fenício.

Aparicio Saravia

Aparicio Saravia 5 Aparicio Saravia da Rosa was a Uruguayan politician and military leader. He was a member of the Uruguayan National Party and was a revolutionary leader against the Uruguayan government.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. 5 Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Christian minister, activist, and political philosopher who was one of the most prominent leaders in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. A black church leader and a son of early civil rights activist and minister Martin Luther King Sr., King advanced civil rights for people of color in the United States through the use of nonviolent resistance and nonviolent civil disobedience against Jim Crow laws and other forms of legalized discrimination.

Ana Néri

Ana Néri 5 Ana Justina Ferreira Néri was a Brazilian nurse, considered the first in her country. She is best known for her volunteer work with the Triple Alliance during the Paraguayan War.

Bento Munhoz da Rocha

Bento Munhoz da Rocha 5 Bento Munhoz da Rocha Neto foi um engenheiro, professor, escritor, sociólogo e político brasileiro. 

Saint Anne

Saint Anne 5 According to apocrypha, as well as Christian and Islamic tradition, Saint Anne was the mother of Mary, the wife of Joachim and the maternal grandmother of Jesus. Mary's mother is not named in the Bible's canonical gospels. In writing, Anne's name and that of her husband Joachim come only from New Testament apocrypha, of which the Gospel of James seems to be the earliest that mentions them. The mother of Mary is mentioned but not named in the Quran.

Leoberto Leal

Leoberto Leal 5 Leoberto Laus Leal foi um advogado e político brasileiro.                                           

Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz

Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz 4 Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz, SJ, more commonly known as Father Cruz was a Portuguese Catholic priest. Revered in Portugal for his apostolic fervor and charity, he visited prisons and hospitals in every city, gave alms to the poor and ministered spiritually to all, achieving a great reputation for sanctity. Some called him "Blessed Father Cruz" and "Apostle of Charity" still in his lifetime.

Cândido Mendes de Almeida

Cândido Mendes de Almeida 4 Cândido Mendes de Almeida was a Brazilian lawyer, journalist and politician.                       

Afonso Celso de Assis Figueiredo Júnior

Afonso Celso de Assis Figueiredo Júnior 4 Afonso Celso de Assis Figueiredo Júnior, titled Count of Afonso Celso by the Holy See, better known as Afonso Celso, was a teacher, poet, historian and Brazilian politician. He is one of the founders of the Brazilian Academy of Letters, where he occupied the chair number 36.

Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson 4 Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of the Democratic Party, Wilson served as the president of Princeton University and as the governor of New Jersey before winning the 1912 presidential election. As president, Wilson changed the nation's economic policies and led the United States into World War I in 1917. He was the leading architect of the League of Nations, and his progressive stance on foreign policy came to be known as Wilsonianism.

Peter of Alcántara

Peter of Alcántara 4 Peter of Alcántara, OFM was a Spanish Franciscan friar who was canonized in 1669.                   

Clement of Rome

Clement of Rome 4 Clement of Rome, also known as Pope Clement I, was the bishop of Rome in the late first century AD. He is listed by Irenaeus and Tertullian as the bishop of Rome, holding office from 88 AD to his death in 99 AD. He is considered to be the first Apostolic Father of the Church, one of the three chief ones together with Polycarp and Ignatius of Antioch.

Joana Angélica

Joana Angélica 4 Sister Joana Angélica de Jesus, registered as Joanna Angelica de Jesus was a Brazilian Conceptionist nun, belonging to the Reformed Order of Our Lady of Conception, and martyr of the Brazilian Independence.

Joaquim Arcoverde de Albuquerque Cavalcanti

Joaquim Arcoverde de Albuquerque Cavalcanti 4 Cardinal Dom Joaquim Arcoverde de Albuquerque Cavalcanti was a Brazilian prelate of the Catholic Church, who served as Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro from 1897 to 1930. He was made a cardinal in 1905, the first cardinal born in Latin America.

Duarte Costa

Duarte Costa 4 Duarte Costa pode referir-se a:                                                                     

Júlio de Mesquita

Júlio de Mesquita 4 Júlio César Ferreira de Mesquita foi um advogado, politico e jornalista brasileiro, proprietário do jornal O Estado de S. Paulo.

José Francisco Lopes

José Francisco Lopes 4 José Francisco Lopes, o Guia Lopes foi o herói do Exército Brasileiro na Guerra do Paraguai que guiou as tropas brasileiras durante a Retirada da Laguna.

Corifeu de Azevedo Marques

Corifeu de Azevedo Marques 4 Corifeu de Azevedo Marques foi um jornalista brasileiro da primeira metade do século XX, e importante militante e dirigente do PCB. Nos anos 1930, Corifeu foi eleito para o Bureau Político do PCB durante a Conferência Nacional ocorrida em janeiro de 1934.

Eustáquio van Lieshout

Eustáquio van Lieshout 4 Eustáquio van Lieshout was a Dutch missionary in Brazil, and a religious and priest of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary.

Otávio Rocha

Otávio Rocha 4 Otávio Francisco da Rocha foi um militar, engenheiro, educador, político e jornalista brasileiro, prefeito de Porto Alegre de 1924 a 1928.

Amerigo Vespucci

Amerigo Vespucci 4 Amerigo Vespucci was an Italian explorer and navigator from the Republic of Florence, from whose name the term "America" is derived.

Pedro Nolasco

Pedro Nolasco 4 Pedro Nolasco was a Dominican boxer, who won the bronze medal in the men's bantamweight category at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States.

Juracy Magalhães

Juracy Magalhães 4 Juracy Montenegro Magalhães GCC • GCIH was a Brazilian military officer and politician. During his career, Magalhães was the state governor of Bahia twice: between 1931—1937 and 1959—1963 (elected); senator for Bahia (1955–1959), Minister of Justice (1965–66) and Minister of External Relations (1966–67) under president Humberto de Alencar Castello Branco, and Brazilian Ambassador to the United States. He was also the chairman of state oil company Petrobras (1954) and chairman of then state-run mining company Vale do Rio Doce.

Augusto Rodrigues

Augusto Rodrigues 4 Augusto Rodrigues foi um artista plástico e arte-educador brasileiro. Foi pintor, desenhista, gravador, ilustrador, caricaturista e fotógrafo.

Landulfo Alves

Landulfo Alves 4 Landulfo Alves de Almeida foi um político brasileiro.                                               

Martins Fontes

Martins Fontes 4 José Martins Fontes foi um médico, poeta e tradutor brasileiro.                                     

Carmen Miranda

Carmen Miranda 4 Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha, known professionally as Carmen Miranda, was a Portuguese-born Brazilian singer. Nicknamed "The Brazilian Bombshell", she was known for her signature fruit hat outfit that she wore in her American films.

Alfredo Nasser

Alfredo Nasser 4 Alfredo Nasser foi um advogado, jornalista, professor e político brasileiro.                       

Erasmo de Carvalho Braga

Erasmo de Carvalho Braga 4 Erasmo de Carvalho Braga was a Brazilian Protestant evangelical leader.                             

Eça de Queiroz

Eça de Queiroz 4 José Maria de Eça de Queiroz or Queirós is generally considered to have been the greatest Portuguese writer in the realist style. Zola considered him to be far greater than Flaubert. In the London Observer, Jonathan Keates ranked him alongside Dickens, Balzac and Tolstoy.

Tobias Barreto

Tobias Barreto 4 Tobias Barreto de Meneses was a Brazilian poet, philosopher, jurist and literary critic. He is famous for creating the "Condorism" and revolutionizing Brazilian Romanticism and poetry. He is patron of the 38th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.

João Caetano

João Caetano 4 João Caetano dos Santos foi importante ator e encenador brasileiro.                                 

Francisco Lacerda de Aguiar

Francisco Lacerda de Aguiar 4 Francisco Lacerda de Aguiar foi um político brasileiro.                                             

Raphael (archangel)

Raphael (archangel) 4 Raphael is an archangel first mentioned in the Book of Tobit and in 1 Enoch, both estimated to date from between the 3rd and 2nd century BCE. In later Jewish tradition, he became identified as one of the three heavenly visitors entertained by Abraham at the Oak of Mamre. He is not named in either the New Testament or the Quran, but later Christian tradition identified him with healing and as the angel who stirred waters in the Pool of Bethesda in John 5:2–4, and in Islam, where his name is Israfil, he is understood to be the unnamed angel of Quran 6:73, standing eternally with a trumpet to his lips, ready to announce the Day of Judgment. In Gnostic tradition, Raphael is represented on the Ophite Diagram.

Alziro Zarur

Alziro Zarur 4 Alziro Abrahão Elias David Zarur foi um jornalista, radialista, poeta e escritor, fundador e primeiro presidente da Legião da Boa Vontade.

Cassiano Ricardo

Cassiano Ricardo 4 Cassiano Ricardo was a Brazilian journalist, literary critic, and poet.                             

Jorge Tibiriçá

Jorge Tibiriçá 4 Jorge Tibiriçá Piratininga was a Brazilian politician who served as president (governor) of São Paulo.

Francisco Prestes Maia

Francisco Prestes Maia 4 Francisco Prestes Maia (1896–1965) was a Brazilian architect, civil engineer, urban planner, and professor, who served three terms as mayor of the city of São Paulo.

João Mendes (director)

João Mendes (director) 4 João Mendes was a Portuguese film director. He directed 33 films between 1944 and 1982.             

José de Melo Carvalho Muniz Freire

José de Melo Carvalho Muniz Freire 4 José Melo de Carvalho Muniz Freire was a Brazilian politician. He was the 10th president (governor) of the state of Espirito Santo, from 1892 to 1896, and again from 1900 to 1904.

Antonio Paulino Limpo de Abreu, Viscount of Abaeté

Antonio Paulino Limpo de Abreu, Viscount of Abaeté 4 Antonio Paulino Limpo de Abreu, Viscount of Abaeté was a Portuguese-born Brazilian magistrate, diplomat and politician. He served as Prime Minister of Brazil from 1858 to 1859.

Honório Hermeto Carneiro Leão, Marquis of Paraná

Honório Hermeto Carneiro Leão, Marquis of Paraná 4 Honório Hermeto Carneiro Leão, Marquis of Paraná was a Brazilian politician, diplomat, judge and monarchist. Paraná was born to a family of humble means in São Carlos do Jacuí, in what was then the captaincy of Minas Gerais. After attending the University of Coimbra in Portugal and having returned to Brazil, Paraná was appointed a judge in 1826 and later elevated to appellate court justice. In 1830, he was elected to represent Minas Gerais in the Chamber of Deputies; he was re-elected in 1834 and 1838, and held the post until 1841.

Manuel Rodrigues Coelho

Manuel Rodrigues Coelho 4 Manuel Rodrigues Coelho was a Portuguese organist and composer. He is the first important Iberian keyboard composer since Cabezón.

Carlos de Morais Camisão

Carlos de Morais Camisão 4 Carlos de Morais Camisão was a Brazilian colonel of the Paraguayan War. He was one of the leaders of Laguna, with Alfredo d'Escragnolle Taunay. He took command of the Brazilian force counter-attacking the Paraguayan invasion during the Mato Grosso Campaign, but died of cholera during the retreat.

Carmela Dutra

Carmela Dutra 4 Carmela Leite Dutra, também conhecida como Santinha, foi a primeira-dama do país de 31 de janeiro de 1946 até a sua morte, tendo sido a esposa de Eurico Gaspar Dutra, 16.º presidente do Brasil.

Paulo Setúbal

Paulo Setúbal 4 Paulo de Oliveira Leite Setúbal was a Brazilian writer, lawyer, journalist, essayist and poet.     

Adoniran Barbosa

Adoniran Barbosa 4 Adoniran Barbosa, artistic name of João Rubinato, was a noted Brazilian São Paulo style samba singer and composer.

Francisco de Paula

Francisco de Paula 4 São Francisco de Paula foi um eremita, fundador da Ordem dos Mínimos e santo da Igreja Católica.   

Daniele Comboni

Daniele Comboni 4 Daniele Comboni, MCCJ was an Italian Catholic prelate who served as Vicar Apostolic of Central Africa from 1877 until his death in 1881. He worked in the missions in Africa and was the founder of both the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus and the Comboni Missionary Sisters.

Francisco Sales

Francisco Sales 4 Francisco de Sales Duarte Azevedo, mais conhecido como Francisco Sales, foi um técnico agrícola e político brasileiro, outrora deputado federal por Rondônia.

Raul Veiga

Raul Veiga 4 Raul de Moraes Veiga foi um engenheiro civil e político brasileiro.                                 

Eufrásia Teixeira Leite

Eufrásia Teixeira Leite 4 Eufrásia Teixeira Leite was a Brazilian heiress, financial investor and philanthropist. She left in testament a fortune that could buy 1,850 kg of gold, at the prices of the time, having been one of the richest people in the world that time, and whose greater part was bequeathed to assisting educational institutions of the city of Vassouras. Alone, Eufrásia multiplied the family fortune several times and would be a billionaire by today's standards.


Elijah 4 Elijah was, according to the Books of Kings in the Hebrew Bible, a prophet and a miracle worker who lived in the northern kingdom of Israel during the reign of King Ahab.

Napoleão Laureano

Napoleão Laureano 4 Napoleão Rodrigues Laureano was a Brazilian cancer specialist. Napoleão Laureano Hospital in João Pessoa, Paraiba is named for him.

Xavier da Silveira

Xavier da Silveira 4 Joaquim Xavier da Silveira foi um poeta, jornalista, advogado e líder abolicionista brasileiro.     

Lobo da Costa

Lobo da Costa 4 Francisco Lobo da Costa foi um poeta, jornalista e teatrólogo brasileiro.                           

José Gaspar de Afonseca e Silva

José Gaspar de Afonseca e Silva 4 Dom José Gaspar de Afonseca e Silva foi um sacerdote católico brasileiro; décimo quarto bispo e segundo arcebispo de São Paulo.

Marquis of Valença

Marquis of Valença 4 Marquis of Valença was a Portuguese title of nobility granted by royal decree of King Afonso V of Portugal, dated from October 11, 1451, to Dom Afonso of Braganza (1400–1460), who already was 4th Count of Ourém. It is the 1st Marquis title in Portugal.


Zumbi 4 Zumbi, also known as Zumbi dos Palmares, was a Brazilian quilombola leader and one of the pioneers of resistance to slavery of Africans by the Portuguese in colonial Brazil. He was also the last of the kings of the Quilombo dos Palmares, a settlement of Afro-Brazilian people who liberated themselves from enslavement in the present-day state of Alagoas, Brazil. He is revered in Afro-Brazilian culture as a symbol of African freedom.

Manuel Antônio de Almeida

Manuel Antônio de Almeida 4 Manuel Antônio de Almeida was a Brazilian satirical writer, medician and teacher. He is famous for the book Memoirs of a Police Sergeant, written under the pen name Um Brasileiro. He is the patron of the 28th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.

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Marie Curie

Marie Curie 4 Maria Salomea Skłodowska-Curie, known simply as Marie Curie, was a Polish and naturalised-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person to win a Nobel Prize twice, and the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two scientific fields. Her husband, Pierre Curie, was a co-winner of her first Nobel Prize, making them the first-ever married couple to win the Nobel Prize and launching the Curie family legacy of five Nobel Prizes. She was, in 1906, the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris.

John the Evangelist

John the Evangelist 4 John the Evangelist is the name traditionally given to the author of the Gospel of John. Christians have traditionally identified him with John the Apostle, John of Patmos, and John the Presbyter, although this has been disputed by most modern scholars.

Manoel Borba

Manoel Borba 4 Manoel Antônio Pereira Borba foi um advogado e político brasileiro.                                 

Jânio Quadros

Jânio Quadros 4 Jânio da Silva Quadros was a Brazilian lawyer and politician who served as the 22nd president of Brazil from January 31 to August 25, 1961, when he resigned from office. He also served as the 24th and 36th mayor of São Paulo, and the 18th governor of the state of São Paulo. Quadros was known for his populist style of government, honesty, and eccentric behavior.

Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II 4 Pope John Paul II was head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 until his death in 2005.

Hercílio Luz

Hercílio Luz 4 Hercílio Pedro da Luz was a Brazilian politician who was the Governor of Santa Catarina.           

Bartolomeu Bueno da Silva

Bartolomeu Bueno da Silva 4 Bartolomeu Bueno da Silva, conhecido como segundo Anhanguera, foi um bandeirante paulista. Com 12 anos, passou a acompanhar o pai, também chamado Bartolomeu Bueno da Silva nas expedições no interior da Capitania de São Vicente, correspondende ao atual território de Goiás, mas, com a descoberta de ouro em Minas Gerais, estabeleceu-se em Sabará e, mais tarde, em São João do Paraíso e Pitangui, onde foi nomeado assistente do distrito.

Manuel Vieira

Manuel Vieira 4 Manuel Vieira foi um escritor, educador, sacerdote católico e político brasileiro. É considerado um dos principais religiosos da Paraíba, em razão de suas ações como clérigo, tendo também atuado nas áreas de educação, cultura e filantropia. A família Vieira é de Patos onde Monsenhor Vieira é homenageado com a principal escola da região.

Fernando Correia da Costa

Fernando Correia da Costa 4 Fernando Corrêa da Costa foi um médico e político brasileiro, tendo ocupado o cargo de senador e de governador de Mato Grosso por dois mandatos.

Ferdinand Magellan

Ferdinand Magellan 4 Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer best known for having planned and led the 1519 Spanish expedition to the East Indies across the Pacific Ocean to open a maritime trade route, during which he discovered the interoceanic passage thereafter bearing his name and achieved the first European navigation to Asia via the Pacific. After his death, this expedition was the first to circumnavigate the globe in 1519–22 in the service of Spain.

Ribeiro Junior

Ribeiro Junior 4 Alfredo Augusto Ribeiro Junior foi o principal líder da Comuna de Manaus.                           

Francisco Nunes da Rosa

Francisco Nunes da Rosa 4 Francisco Nunes da Rosa was a Portuguese Catholic priest, short story writer and journalist.       

João Manuel de Lima e Silva

João Manuel de Lima e Silva 4 João Manuel de Lima e Silva was a Brazilian military officer and revolutionary leader, being the first general of the Riograndense Republic.

Mário Quintana

Mário Quintana 4 Mário de Miranda Quintana was a Brazilian writer and translator.                                   

Gregório de Matos

Gregório de Matos 4 Gregório de Matos e Guerra was a famous Colonial Brazilian Baroque poet. Although he wrote many lyrical and religious poems, he was better known for his satirical ones, most of them criticizing the Catholic Church, earning him the nickname "Boca do Inferno".

Tim Maia

Tim Maia 4 Tim Maia was a Brazilian musician, songwriter, and businessman known for his iconoclastic, ironic, outspoken, and humorous musical style. Maia contributed to Brazilian music within a wide variety of musical genres, including soul, funk, disco, jazz, rock and roll, rhythm and blues, romantic ballads, samba, bossa nova, baião and música popular brasileira (MPB). He introduced the soul style on the Brazilian musical scene. Along with Jorge Ben, Maia pioneered sambalanço, combining samba, soul, funk and rock and roll. He is recognized as one of the biggest icons in Brazilian music.

António Marques

António Marques 4 António dos Anjos Marques foi um actor e dobrador português.                                       

Carlos Lacerda

Carlos Lacerda 4 Carlos Frederico Werneck de Lacerda was a Brazilian journalist and politician.                     

João Lopes Soares

João Lopes Soares 4 João Lopes Soares, conhecido como João Soares, foi um professor, político e pedagogo que, entre outras funções, foi deputado, governador civil e Ministro das Colónias durante a Primeira República Portuguesa. Fundou o Colégio Moderno, do qual foi proprietário, e foi pai de Mário Soares.

Mário de Andrade

Mário de Andrade 4 Mário Raul de Morais Andrade was a Brazilian poet, novelist, musicologist, art historian and critic, and photographer. He wrote one of the first and most influential collections of modern Brazilian poetry, Paulicéia Desvairada, published in 1922. He has had considerable influence on modern Brazilian literature, and as a scholar and essayist—he was a pioneer of the field of ethnomusicology—his influence has reached far beyond Brazil.

João de Souza Mendes

João de Souza Mendes 4 João de Souza Mendes Júnior was a seven-time Brazilian chess champion and physician. Prior to emergence of Henrique Mecking, he was Brazil's most accomplished chess player.

Capistrano de Abreu

Capistrano de Abreu 4 João Capistrano Honório de Abreu was a Brazilian historian. His works are characterized by a rigorous investigation of the sources and a critical view of the historical process. João Capistrano de Abreu was born in Maranguape, Ceará. He dedicated himself to the study of colonial Brazil. His book "Capítulos de História Colonial" is a major reference for all who study Brazilian history.

Cláudio Manuel da Costa

Cláudio Manuel da Costa 4 Cláudio Manuel da Costa was a Brazilian poet and musician, considered to be the introducer of Neoclassicism in Brazil. He wrote under the pen name Glauceste Satúrnio, and his most famous work is the epic poem Vila Rica, that tells the history of the homonymous city, nowadays called Ouro Preto.

Antônio Lemos

Antônio Lemos 4 Antônio José de Lemos foi um político brasileiro com base eleitoral no estado do Pará e intendente de Belém entre 1897 e 1911. Um dos sócio-fundados do Instituto Histórico e Geográfico do Pará em 1900.

Padre Roma

Padre Roma 4 José Inácio Ribeiro de Abreu e Lima, conhecido como Padre Roma, foi um religioso e revolucionário brasileiro. Um dos líderes da Revolução Pernambucana, foi preso e condenado à morte.

Henrique Pereira de Lucena

Henrique Pereira de Lucena 4 Henrique Pereira de Lucena, primeiro e único barão de Lucena, foi um político e magistrado brasileiro. Começou sua carreira como delegado no Recife. Durante 50 anos foi uma pessoa pública, trabalhou em funções administrativas e políticas relevantes como: presidente das províncias de Pernambuco, Bahia, Rio Grande do Norte e Rio Grande do Sul; ministro de Estado; desembargador; juiz do Supremo Tribunal Federal; deputado, ainda exerceu a presidência da Câmara dos Deputados durante a aprovação da Lei Áurea, de 13 de maio de 1888.

Manoel Braga

Manoel Braga 4 Manoel Braga was a Brazilian sports shooter. He competed at the 1932, 1936 and 1948 Summer Olympics.

Emílio Mallet

Emílio Mallet 4 Émile Louis Mallet, mais conhecido como Marechal Emílio Mallet, o Barão de Itapevi, foi um militar brasileiro nascido na França. Homem de grande porte físico, com 2,01 metros de altura e 120 Kg de peso. É Patrono da Artilharia do Brasil e na data de seu nascimento é comemorado o Dia da Artilharia.

Vicente Celestino

Vicente Celestino 4 Antônio Vicente Filipe Celestino was a Brazilian singer, composer and actor of Italian descent.     

João Pereira (swimmer)

João Pereira (swimmer) 4 João Pedro Thomaz Pereira was an Olympic freestyle swimmer from Brazil, who participated at one Summer Olympics for his native country. He was born in São Paulo.

José Carvalho

José Carvalho 4 José Carvalho is a Brazilian screenwriter, script doctor and dramaturgy professor. He has written scripts for the big and small screens since the early 90s. Some of his most well-known works include Castelo Rá-Tim-Bum, Bruna Surfistinha, Faroeste Caboclo and the classic soap opera Xica da Silva. With an MA in Literature from PUC-Rio, Carvalho has taught courses at not only his alma-mater, but also renowned Brazilian production houses such as O2 Filmes and Globo.

António Ferreira (poet)

António Ferreira (poet) 4 António Ferreira was a Portuguese poet and the foremost representative of the classical school, founded by Francisco de Sá de Miranda. His most considerable work, Castro, is the first tragedy in Portuguese, and the second in modern European literature.

Antonino Freire

Antonino Freire 4 Antonino Freire da Silva foi um engenheiro civil funcionário público e político brasileiro que foi governador do Piauí.

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison 4 Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. These inventions, which include the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and early versions of the electric light bulb, have had a widespread impact on the modern industrialized world. He was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of organized science and teamwork to the process of invention, working with many researchers and employees. He established the first industrial research laboratory.

Juarez Távora (general)

Juarez Távora (general) 4 Juarez do Nascimento Fernandes Távora was a Brazilian general and politician active during the Brazilian Revolution of 1930 that put an end to the oligarchic First Brazilian Republic by deposing the president Washington Luís and preventing his elected successor Júlio Prestes from taking office. The revolutionaries handed power over to Getúlio Vargas.

Teotônio Vilela

Teotônio Vilela 4 Teotônio Brandão Vilela foi um empresário e político brasileiro. Dentro de duas décadas foi deputado estadual, vice-governador e senador, reeleito para este último no pleito seguinte. Pai de Teotônio Vilela Filho, ex-governador de Alagoas.

Francisco da Costa Gomes

Francisco da Costa Gomes 4 Francisco da Costa Gomes, ComTE, GOA was a Portuguese military officer and politician, the 15th president of Portugal.


Quiteria 4 Quiteria was a second-century virgin martyr and saint about whom nothing is certain except her name and her cult. She appears in the Roman Martyrology, but not in any other ancient calendars.

Café Filho

Café Filho 4 João Fernandes Campos Café Filho was a Brazilian politician who served as the 18th president of Brazil, taking office upon the suicide of president Getúlio Vargas. He was the first Protestant to occupy the position.

Marquis of Abrantes

Marquis of Abrantes 3 Marquess of Abrantes was a Portuguese title of nobility, granted by a decree issued by King John V of Portugal on 24 June 1718, to Rodrigo Anes de Sá Almeida e Menezes, 3rd Marquess of Fontes and 7th Count of Penaguião.

Antônio Rafael Pinto Bandeira

Antônio Rafael Pinto Bandeira 3 Antônio Rafael Pinto Bandeira (1863-1896) was an Afro-Brazilian painter and art professor.         

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela 3 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid activist, politician, and statesman who served as the first president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by fostering racial reconciliation. Ideologically an African nationalist and socialist, he served as the president of the African National Congress (ANC) party from 1991 to 1997.

Barata Ribeiro

Barata Ribeiro 3 Cândido Barata Ribeiro foi um médico, político e escritor brasileiro, defensor do abolicionismo e do republicanismo. Embora não fosse formado em direito, foi nomeado ministro do Supremo Tribunal Federal e exerceu o cargo por dez meses, até a nomeação ser rejeitada pelo Senado. Foi, também, prefeito do então Distrito Federal e senador da República.

Joaquim Xavier Guimarães Natal

Joaquim Xavier Guimarães Natal 3 Joaquim Xavier Guimarães Natal foi um advogado, magistrado e ex-político brasileiro que serviu como membro da Junta governativa goianense de 1889, deputado constituinte em 1891 e ministro do Supremo Tribunal Federal, além de Procurador-Geral da República.

Simón Bolívar

Simón Bolívar 3 Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar Palacios Ponte y Blanco was a Venezuelan military and political leader who led what are currently the countries of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Panama, and Bolivia to independence from the Spanish Empire. He is known colloquially as El Libertador, or the Liberator of America.

Roberto Freire (psychiatrist)

Roberto Freire (psychiatrist) 3 Roberto Freire was a medical psychiatrist and Brazilian writer, who created somatherapy, also referred to as SOMA, an anarchist therapy based on the then radical new ideas of Wilhelm Reich, as well as the Brazilian martial art Capoeira Angola.

Sinhô Pereira

Sinhô Pereira 3 Sebastião Pereira e Silva mais conhecido como Sinhô Pereira foi um cangaceiro brasileiro.           

Celso Garcia

Celso Garcia 3 Afonso Celso Garcia da Luz foi um jornalista, advogado e político brasileiro.                       

Teodoro Fernandes Sampaio

Teodoro Fernandes Sampaio 3 Teodoro Fernandes Sampaio was an Afro-Brazilian polymath and public intellectual who worked as an engineer, geographer, politician, and historian.

José Mendes dos Reis

José Mendes dos Reis 3 José Mendes dos Reis OTE • ComC • ComA • GOA • ComSE foi um oficial do Exército Português e político, que se destacou como comandante da guarnição de Lisboa durante os acontecimentos revolucionários de 1919. Militante do Partido Liberal Republicano, foi senador e Ministro da Guerra (1920) e teve importante papel nos movimentos revolucionários contra a Ditadura Nacional em Portugal.

Gomes Freire de Andrade

Gomes Freire de Andrade 3 Gomes Freire de Andrade, ComC was a field marshal and officer of the Portuguese army. Towards the end of his military career, he commanded a Portuguese legion in the French army and participated in the French invasion of Russia. He was executed in 1817 after being accused of leading a conspiracy against the Portuguese government.


Leocadia 3 Saint Leocadia is a Spanish saint. She is thought to have suffered martyrdom and died on December 9, ca. 304, in the Diocletianic Persecution.

Augusto de Lima

Augusto de Lima 3 Antônio Augusto de Lima was a Brazilian journalist, poet, musician, magistrate, jurist, professor and politician. He was born in Congonhas de Sabará.

Feliciano Sodré

Feliciano Sodré 3 Feliciano Pires de Abreu Sodré foi um engenheiro, militar e político brasileiro.                   

Lindolfo Collor

Lindolfo Collor 3 Lindolf Leopold Boeckel Collor, known as Lindolfo Collor was a Brazilian journalist and politician. 

Estácio Coimbra

Estácio Coimbra 3 Estácio de Albuquerque Coimbra was a Brazilian lawyer and politician.                               

João Alberto

João Alberto 3 João Alberto Lins de Barros was a Brazilian politician in the early 20th century. He was appointed by Getúlio Vargas provisional governor in place of the elected governor of São Paulo. Elite paulistas loathed Alberto, resenting his centralization efforts and alarmed by his economic reforms, such as a mere 5% wage increase and some minor distribution of some land to participants in the revolution. Amid threats of revolt, Vargas replaced João Alberto with a civilian from São Paulo, appointed a conservative paulista banker as his minister of finance, and announced a date for the holding of a constituent assembly. The coffee oligarchs were only emboldened, launching the counterrevolutionary revolt in July 1932, which collapsed after some minor, lackadaisical combat.

Renato Azeredo

Renato Azeredo 3 Renato Mário de Avelar Azeredo foi um político brasileiro do estado de Minas Gerais. Filho de José Santos de Azeredo Coutinho e de Eponina de Avelar de Azeredo. Casado com Rute Brandão de Azeredo e pai do ex-governador mineiro Eduardo Azeredo.

Manuel Inácio Carvalho de Mendonça

Manuel Inácio Carvalho de Mendonça 3 Manuel Inácio Carvalho de Mendonça foi magistrado, civilista notável e professor concursado da antiga Faculdade Livre de Direito do Rio de Janeiro de 1910 até falecer. Com o seu óbito, a família doou à biblioteca dessa instituição muitos de seus livros, além de seu retrato, o que resultou tornar-se patrono da mesma, dai, por via de sucessão institucional, da biblioteca da Faculdade Nacional de Direito da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.

Gomes Jardim

Gomes Jardim 3 José Gomes de Vasconcelos Jardim foi um fazendeiro, maçom, médico-prático e militar brasileiro. Foi Presidente da República Rio-Grandense durante a Guerra dos Farrapos.

Barrio Coronel Borges (Santiago del Estero)

Barrio Coronel Borges (Santiago del Estero) 3 El Barrio Coronel Borges debe su nombre se debe a que en este sector está el aeropuerto dependiente de la Dirección Provincial de Aviación Civil, en la ciudad capital de Santiago del Estero (capital), Argentina.

Juan Bautista Cabral

Juan Bautista Cabral 3 Juan Bautista Cabral was an Argentine soldier, of Zambo origin, of the Regiment of Mounted Grenadiers who died in the Battle of San Lorenzo, while he was aiding then Colonel Don José de San Martín, whose horse had fallen to enemy fire. The action of Cabral in this first military confrontation of the Argentine War of Independence gave him lasting fame and a prominent place among Argentine patriots.

Weimar Torres

Weimar Torres 3 Weimar Gonçalves Torres, mais conhecido como Weimar Torres, foi um advogado, jornalista e político brasileiro, outrora deputado federal por Mato Grosso.

António de Oliveira Salazar

António de Oliveira Salazar 3 António de Oliveira Salazar was a Portuguese statesman, academic, and economist who served as Prime Minister of Portugal from 1932 to 1968. Having come to power under the Ditadura Nacional, he reframed the regime as the corporatist Estado Novo, with himself as a dictator. The regime he created lasted until 1974, making it one of the longest-lived authoritarian regimes in Europe.

José Antônio Saraiva

José Antônio Saraiva 3 José Antônio Saraiva, also known as Counsellor Saraiva, was a Brazilian politician, diplomat and lawyer during the period of the Empire of Brazil (1822–1889). He held the position of President of the Council of Ministers firstly from 28 March 1880 to 21 January 1882 and second 6 May May 1885 to 20 August 1885. He was appointed by Emperor Pedro II to form a cabinet in the early hours of 16 November 1889, but did not assume the position because of the Republican coup d'état. He was provincial deputy, provincial president, minister of foreign affairs, minister of war, minister of the navy, minister of the empire, minister of finance, senator of the Empire of Brazil from 1869 to 1889 and the republic from 1890 to 1893.

José Gervasio Artigas

José Gervasio Artigas 3 José Gervasio Artigas Arnal was a soldier and statesman who is regarded as a national hero in Uruguay and the father of Uruguayan nationhood.

Carlos Lindenberg

Carlos Lindenberg 3 Carlos Fernando Monteiro Lindenberg foi advogado e político brasileiro, tendo conquistado participação significativa como articulador do cenário político do Estado do Espírito Santo nas décadas de 30-70.

Cristiano Dias Lopes Filho

Cristiano Dias Lopes Filho 3 Christiano Dias Lopes Filho foi um político brasileiro, serviu como 36.° governador do Espírito Santo entre 1967 e 1971.

Antônio Francisco de Paula de Holanda Cavalcanti de Albuquerque

Antônio Francisco de Paula de Holanda Cavalcanti de Albuquerque 3 Antônio Francisco de Paula de Holanda Cavalcanti de Albuquerque, o Visconde de Albuquerque, foi um militar, proprietário rural e político brasileiro.

Paul of the Cross

Paul of the Cross 3 Paul of the Cross, CP was an Italian Catholic mystic, and founder of the Passionists.               

João Alfredo Correia de Oliveira

João Alfredo Correia de Oliveira 3 João Alfredo Correa de Oliveira was a Brazilian politician, abolitionist and monarchist.           

Antônio João Ribeiro

Antônio João Ribeiro 3 Antônio João Ribeiro (1823-1864) was a Brazilian Lieutenant who served in the War of the Triple Alliance and was notable for his sacrifice in the Battle for Colônia Militar dos Dourados.

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill 3 Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was a British statesman, soldier, and writer who twice served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, from 1940 to 1945 during the Second World War, and again from 1951 to 1955. Apart from two years between 1922 and 1924, he was a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1900 to 1964 and represented a total of five constituencies. Ideologically an adherent to economic liberalism and imperialism, he was for most of his career a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955. He was a member of the Liberal Party from 1904 to 1924.

Peixoto Gomide

Peixoto Gomide 3 Francisco de Assis Peixoto Gomide foi um advogado, professor e político brasileiro.                 

Leopoldo Machado

Leopoldo Machado 3 Leopoldo Machado de Souza Barbosa, mais conhecido como Leopoldo Machado foi um escritor, educador e espírita brasileiro.

José Lourenço Gomes da Silva

José Lourenço Gomes da Silva 3 José Lourenço Gomes da Silva, mais conhecido como beato José Lourenço, foi o líder da comunidade Caldeirão de Santa Cruz do Deserto, localizada na zona rural do Crato (Ceará).

Plínio Arlindo de Nês

Plínio Arlindo de Nês 3 Plínio Arlindo de Nês foi um empresário e político brasileiro.                                     

Inácio Francisco Silveira da Mota

Inácio Francisco Silveira da Mota 3 Ignacio Francisco Silveira da Mota, barão com grandeza de Vila Franca foi um jurista, político, empresário, fazendeiro e senhor de engenho brasileiro.

Antônio Bento (abolicionista)

Antônio Bento (abolicionista) 3 Antônio Bento de Souza e Castro foi promotor público, juiz e abolicionista brasileiro.             

Alberto Mendes Júnior

Alberto Mendes Júnior 3 Alberto Mendes Júnior mais conhecido como Tenente Mendes, foi um oficial da Força Pública do estado de São Paulo durante a Ditadura Militar no Brasil. É considerado herói e patrono da Polícia Militar. Depois de seu assassinato, foi promovido post-mortem ao posto de Capitão.

Federico García Lorca

Federico García Lorca 3 Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca, known as Federico García Lorca, was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director. García Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the Generation of '27, a group consisting mostly of poets who introduced the tenets of European movements into Spanish literature.

Lucas Nogueira Garcez

Lucas Nogueira Garcez 3 Lucas Nogueira Garcez foi um engenheiro e político brasileiro. Recebeu o prêmio de Eminente Engenheiro do Ano em 1968. Foi governador do estado de São Paulo entre 1951 e 1955.

Álvaro Alvim

Álvaro Alvim 3 Álvaro Freire de Villalba Alvim was a Brazilian physician, pioneer in radiology and radiotherapy. He studied in France with Pierre and Marie Curie and performed the first radiograph in Brazil, which was on the xiphopagus case for Brazilian surgeon Eduardo Chapot Prévost.

Abílio César Borges

Abílio César Borges 3 Abílio César Borges, primeiro e único barão de Macaúbas, foi um médico e educador, pedagogista brasileiro.

Sólon de Lucena

Sólon de Lucena 3 Sólon Barbosa de Lucena foi um fazendeiro e político brasileiro.                                   

Júlio de Castilho

Júlio de Castilho 3 Júlio de Castilho, segundo visconde de Castilho, foi um jornalista, poeta, escritor e político português, filho do escritor António Feliciano de Castilho. Distinguiu-se como olisipógrafo, publicando diversas obras sobre a cidade de Lisboa e juntando uma importante colecção pessoal de documentos sobre o tema, hoje depositada na Biblioteca Nacional de Lisboa.

Ivo Silveira

Ivo Silveira 3 Ivo Silveira foi um advogado e político brasileiro.                                                 

Manuel Bautista Pérez

Manuel Bautista Pérez 3 Manuel Batista Perez was a Spanish-born merchant, and multi-millionaire active in Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia. Though Spanish, Manuel called himself Portuguese because Spanish New Christians were not allowed in the New World. Perez became extremely wealthy, according to the Jewish Encyclopedia, Perez amassed a fortune which would have been the equivalent of $1,000,000 in 1906 Perez moved to Lima with his wife and three children. He was sent with a large sum to invest for his brothers-in-law back in Spain. He was born to a Marrano family, that is to say a Sephardic Jew whose family outwardly conformed to Catholicism for socio-political reasons, but privately practiced Judaism.

Agostinho Gomes

Agostinho Gomes 3 Agostinho F. Gomes foi um professor e escritor português.                                           

Silviano Brandão

Silviano Brandão 3 Francisco Silviano de Almeida Brandão was a Brazilian politician who was elected Vice President of Brazil, but died before taking office.

José Barbosa

José Barbosa 3 José Barbosa was a Puerto Rican pole vaulter who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics.             

Leonardo Villas-Bôas

Leonardo Villas-Bôas 3 Leonardo Vilas-boas foi um indigenista brasileiro, o mais jovem dos irmãos Villas-Bôas.             

Antônio Castilho de Alcântara Machado

Antônio Castilho de Alcântara Machado 3 Antônio Castilho de Alcântara Machado de Oliveira was a Brazilian journalist, politician and writer. He didn't take part of the Week of Modern Art (1922) in São Paulo, but even though wrote a great many modernist chronicles and short stories and also an unfinished novel. Antônio de Alcântara Machado's extensive correspondence with journalist Prudente de Moraes Neto was published in 1997.

Joaquim Pires de Carvalho e Albuquerque

Joaquim Pires de Carvalho e Albuquerque 3 Joaquim Pires de Carvalho e Albuquerque, primeiro barão e único visconde com grandeza de Pirajá,, muito conhecido no interior baiano por coronel Santinho, foi um nobre, senhor de engenho da Bahia e um dos principais heróis da guerra de Independência do Brasil.

Antônio Geremário Teles Dantas

Antônio Geremário Teles Dantas 3 Antônio Geremário Teles Dantas foi um político, jornalista, advogado e escritor brasileiro.         

Cesário Motta

Cesário Motta 3 Cesário Nazianzeno de Azevedo Motta Magalhães Júnior foi um médico e político brasileiro.           

Ernesto Simões Filho

Ernesto Simões Filho 3 Ernesto Simões da Silva Freitas Filho, mais conhecido como Simões Filho, foi um político, jornalista e empresário brasileiro, foi ministro da Educação e fundador do jornal "A Tarde". Em sua homenagem foi denominado o município baiano de Simões Filho.

Alphonsus Liguori

Alphonsus Liguori 3 Alphonsus Liguori, CSsR, sometimes called Alphonsus Maria de Liguori or Saint Alphonsus Liguori, was an Italian Catholic bishop, spiritual writer, composer, musician, artist, poet, lawyer, scholastic philosopher, and theologian. He founded the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, known as the Redemptorists, in November 1732.

Paulo Barreto Menezes

Paulo Barreto Menezes 3 Paulo Barreto Menezes was a Brazilian civil engineer and politician. He served as the governor of the state of Sergipe from 1971 to 1975.

Bartholomew the Apostle

Bartholomew the Apostle 3 Bartholomew was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus according to the New Testament. Most scholars today identify Bartholomew as Nathanael or Nathaniel, who appears in the Gospel of John.

Domingos Ferreira

Domingos Ferreira 3 Domingos Ferreira foi um mestre violeiro (luthier) português, radicado em Vila Rica, cidade na qual estabeleceu, na freguesia do Padre Faria, uma oficina de construção de violas de mão portuguesas, antecessoras das violas brasileiras. É o mais antigo construtor de violas do qual existe notícia no Brasil e o processo de inventário de seus bens revela importantes detalhes sobre os tipos de violas que produzia e sobre as ferramentas, acessórios, madeiras e cordas que usava. A documentação também possui informações sobre a relação do violeiro com os comerciantes de Vila Rica e sobre a atuação de seu escravo Antônio “Angola” na produção e venda dos instrumentos produzidos em sua oficina, antes e depois de sua morte.

Princess Francisca of Brazil

Princess Francisca of Brazil 3 Dona Francisca was a princess of the Empire of Brazil, who became Princess of Joinville upon marrying François d’Orléans, son of the French king Louis Philippe I. The couple had three children. Through their oldest daughter, Francisca and François are the ancestors of Jean, Count of Paris, the present Orléanist pretender to the French throne.

Bernardo Guimarães

Bernardo Guimarães 3 Bernardo Joaquim da Silva Guimarães was a Brazilian poet and novelist. He is the author of the famous romances A Escrava Isaura and O Seminarista. He also introduced to Brazilian poetry the verso bestialógico, also referred to as pantagruélico — poems whose verses are very nonsensical, although very metrical. Under the verso bestialógico, he wrote polemical erotic verses, such as "O Elixir do Pajé" and "A Origem do Mênstruo". A non-erotic poem written in verso bestialógico is "Eu Vi dos Polos o Gigante Alado".

Caio Prado Júnior

Caio Prado Júnior 3 Caio da Silva Prado Júnior was a Brazilian historian, geographer, writer, philosopher and politician.

Olegário Mariano

Olegário Mariano 3 Olegário Mariano Carneiro da Cunha (1889-1958) was a Brazilian poet, politician and diplomat. He was born in Recife, the son of José Mariano Carneiro da Cunha and Olegária Carneiro da Cunha. He attended primary and secondary school at Colégio Pestalozzi in his hometown, and soon moved to Rio de Janeiro. He frequented the literary circle of Olavo Bilac, Guimarães Passos, Emílio de Meneses, Coelho Neto, Martins Fontes and others. He made his literary debut at the age of 22 with the volume Angelus, published in 1911. His poetry strongly identified with the precepts of Symbolism.

Alberto de Oliveira

Alberto de Oliveira 3 Antônio Mariano de Oliveira was a Brazilian poet, pharmacist and professor. He is better known by his pen name Alberto de Oliveira.

Alfredo Maia

Alfredo Maia 3 Alfredo Eugênio de Almeida Maia foi um engenheiro civil e político brasileiro.                     

José Antônio da Silva

José Antônio da Silva 3 José Antonio da Silva foi um pintor brasileiro.                                                     

João de Barros

João de Barros 3 João de Barros, nicknamed the "Portuguese Livy", is one of the first great Portuguese historians, most famous for his Décadas da Ásia, a history of the Portuguese in India, Asia, and southeast Africa.

Duarte Coelho

Duarte Coelho 3 Duarte Coelho Pereira was a nobleman, military leader, and colonial administrator in the Portuguese colony of Brazil. He was the first Donatario of the captaincy of Pernambuco and founder of Olinda.

Djalma Dutra

Djalma Dutra 3 Djalma Soares Dutra foi um militar e revolucionário brasileiro. Cursou a Escola Militar do Realengo possivelmente na mesma turma que Luís Carlos Prestes, Siqueira Campos e Eduardo Gomes. Participou dos movimentos revolucionários de 1922, quando se amotinou em Dom Pedrito no Rio Grande do Sul. fugiu e posteriormente integrou a Coluna Prestes entre 1925 e 1927, chegando a patente de Coronel, e a ser um dos comandantes de um de seus destacamentos composto de gaúchos e paulistas. Depois de várias vitórias e fugas como parte da coluna se exilou na Argentina, de onde retornou para Belo Horizonte para ser revolucionário em 1930. Participou da tomada da cidade de Belo Horizonte, onde suas tropas foram aumentada pelo recrutamento de voluntários para a luta, com as armas contrabandeadas pelo governador Olegário Maciel. Morreu na tomada de Três Corações.

Lafayette Rodrigues Pereira

Lafayette Rodrigues Pereira 3 Lafayette Rodrigues Pereira, was a Brazilian landowner, lawyer, journalist, diplomat and politician. He was governor of the provinces of Ceará (1864–65) and Maranhão (1865–66) and served as Prime Minister of Brazil from May 24, 1883, to June 6, 1884.

José Ignácio Teixeira

José Ignácio Teixeira 3 Capitão José Ignácio Teixeira foi um dos fundadores do município brasileiro do estado de São Paulo, Monte Alegre do Sul, onde foi abastado fazendeiro produtor de café.

Rubens de Falco

Rubens de Falco 3 Rubens de Falco da Costa was a Brazilian actor best known for his work in telenovelas, specifically his portrayal as a slave owner in the 1976 telenovela, Escrava Isaura and the 1986 telenovela Sinhá Moça.

João Antônio da Silveira

João Antônio da Silveira 3 João Antônio da Silveira foi um militar brasileiro.                                                 

Leônidas de Castro Melo

Leônidas de Castro Melo 3 Leônidas de Castro Melo foi um professor, médico e político brasileiro. Governou o Piauí por dez anos sob a ditadura de Getúlio Vargas. Redemocratizado o país, fundou o PSD no estado, representando os piauienses no Congresso Nacional.

Sérgio Cardoso

Sérgio Cardoso 3 Sérgio da Fonseca Mattos Cardoso foi um ator brasileiro. Foi o protagonista de todas as telenovelas em que atuou.

Francisca Júlia da Silva

Francisca Júlia da Silva 3 Francisca Julia César da Silva Münster foi uma poetisa brasileira. Nasceu em Xiririca, depois Eldorado Paulista, hoje Eldorado.


Philomena 3 Philomena, also known as Saint Philomena or Philomena of Rome was a virgin martyr whose remains were discovered on May 24–25, 1802, in the Catacomb of Priscilla. Three tiles enclosing the tomb bore an inscription, Pax Tecum Filumena, that was taken to indicate that her name was Filumena, the English form of which is Philomena. Philomena is the patron saint of infants, babies, and youth, and is known as "The Wonderworker".

John Maurice, Prince of Nassau-Siegen

John Maurice, Prince of Nassau-Siegen 3 John Maurice of Nassau, called "the Brazilian" for his fruitful period as governor of Dutch Brazil, was Count and Prince of Nassau-Siegen. He served as Herrenmeister of the Order of Saint John from 1652 until his death in 1679.

António Rodrigues

António Rodrigues 3 António Rodrigues was a Portuguese sprinter. He competed in the men's 100 metres at the 1932 Summer Olympics.

João Francisco Lisboa

João Francisco Lisboa 3 João Francisco Lisboa foi um político, historiador, jornalista e escritor brasileiro, a quem a Academia Brasileira de Letras conferiu o patronato da cadeira 18.

Antônio Carlos de Arruda Botelho

Antônio Carlos de Arruda Botelho 3 Antonio Carlos de Arruda Botelho, primeiro e único barão, visconde e conde do Pinhal,, foi um político e empresário brasileiro.

Miguel Sutil

Miguel Sutil 3 Miguel Sutil de Oliveira foi um bandeirante paulista, sorocabano, do século XVIII, filho de Sebastião Sutil de Oliveira e Maria Fernandes. Descobriu, em 1722, as minas de ouro à beira do córrego da Prainha, próximo de onde hoje está a Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Rosário e São Benedito, estabelecendo ali uma pequena lavra a qual logo cresce devido o grande deslocamento populacional tanto da Forquilha quanto de outras regiões. Essas minas de ouro foram inicialmente conhecidas como "lavras do Sutil" e, posteriormente por minas do Senhor Bom Jesus do Cuiabá, descobertas por acaso pelos índios do arraial de Miguel Sutil.

Alfredo Nunes

Alfredo Nunes 3 Alfredo Alberto Leal Nunes é um advogado, odontólogo, desportista e político brasileiro, outrora vice-presidente da Confederação Brasileira de Futebol.

Luís José Pereira de Carvalho

Luís José Pereira de Carvalho 3 Luiz José Pereira de Carvalho, Barão com Grandeza de Sepé foi um militar brasileiro.               

Alberto Maranhão

Alberto Maranhão 3 Alberto Frederico de Albuquerque Maranhão foi um político brasileiro, tendo sido por duas vezes governador do Rio Grande do Norte de 1900 a 1904 e 1908 a 1914, além de dois mandatos como deputado federal, sendo o segundo período de 1927 a 1929. Foi ainda Juiz municipal em Paraty, estado do Rio de Janeiro.

Pedro Martins, Lord of the Tower of Vasconcelos

Pedro Martins, Lord of the Tower of Vasconcelos 3 Pedro Martins, Lord of the Tower of Vasconcelos, was a Portuguese 12th-century noble knight, son of Martim Moniz and Teresa Afonso.

Manuel José de Siqueira Mendes

Manuel José de Siqueira Mendes 3 Manuel José de Siqueira Mendes foi um sacerdote católico e político brasileiro. Filho de Francisco José de Siqueira Mendes e Maria do Carmo Brito Mendes.

João Bernardo Vieira

João Bernardo Vieira 3 João Bernardo "Nino" Vieira was a Bissau-Guinean politician who served as President of Guinea-Bissau from 1980 to 1999, except for a three-day period in May 1984, and from 2005 until his assassination in 2009.

João Cordeiro

João Cordeiro 3 João Cordeiro foi um empresário e político brasileiro.                                             

Carlos Pellegrini

Carlos Pellegrini 3 Carlos Enrique José Pellegrini Bevans was Vice President of Argentina and became President of Argentina from August 6, 1890 to October 12, 1892, upon Miguel Ángel Juárez Celman's resignation.

Anita Malfatti

Anita Malfatti 3 Anita Catarina Malfatti is heralded as the first Brazilian artist to introduce European and American forms of Modernism to Brazil. Her solo exhibition in Sao Paulo, from 1917–1918, was controversial at the time, and her expressionist style and subject were revolutionary for the complacently old-fashioned art expectations of Brazilians who were searching for a national identity in art, but who were not prepared for the influences Malfatti would bring to the country. Malfatti's presence was also highly felt during the Week of Modern Art in 1922, where she and the Group of Five made huge revolutionary changes in the structure and response to modern art in Brazil.

Hipólito da Costa

Hipólito da Costa 3 Hipólito José da Costa Pereira Furtado de Mendonça was a Brazilian journalist and diplomat considered to be the "father of Brazilian press".

Jules Verne

Jules Verne 3 Jules Gabriel Verne was a French novelist, poet, and playwright. His collaboration with the publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel led to the creation of the Voyages extraordinaires, a series of bestselling adventure novels including Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas (1870), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1872). His novels, always well documented, are generally set in the second half of the 19th century, taking into account the technological advances of the time.

António Martins (sport shooter, born 1892)

António Martins (sport shooter, born 1892) 3 António Martins was a Portuguese sports shooter. He competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics and 1924 Summer Olympics. He also competed in the discus throw at the 1924 Summer Olympics. His son of the same name also represented Portugal at the Olympics as a sports shooter.

Roberto Simonsen

Roberto Simonsen 3 Roberto Cochrane Simonsen was a Brazilian engineer, industrialist, scholar and politician.         

Júlio Ribeiro

Júlio Ribeiro 3 Júlio César Ribeiro Vaughan was a Brazilian Naturalist novelist, philologist, journalist and grammarian. He is famous for his controversial romance A Carne and for designing the flag of the State of São Paulo, which he wanted to be the flag of Brazil.

Ramos de Azevedo

Ramos de Azevedo 3 Francisco de Paula Ramos de Azevedo was a Brazilian architect, known for designing various buildings and landmarks in São Paulo, such as the Teatro Municipal, the Mercado Municipal and the Pinacoteca. He was one of the founders and director of the University of São Paulo's Polytechnical School.

Noel Rosa

Noel Rosa 3 Noel de Medeiros Rosa was a Brazilian songwriter, singer, and guitar/mandolin player. One of the greatest names in Brazilian popular music, Noel gave a new twist to samba, combining its Afro-Brazilian roots with a more urban, witty language and making it a vehicle for ironic social commentary.

José Clemente Pereira

José Clemente Pereira 3 José Clemente Pereira, known as José Pequeno, was a Portuguese-born Brazilian magistrate and politician who fought in the Peninsular War and of high relevance to the Empire of Brazil, in addition to having been an active member in the Masonic Order.

Basílio da Gama

Basílio da Gama 3 José Basílio da Gama was a colonial Brazilian poet and member of the Society of Jesus, famous for the epic poem O Uraguai. He wrote under the pen name Termindo Sipílio.

Domingos Vieira

Domingos Vieira 3 Domingos Vieira nasceu em data indeterminada e faleceu, provavelmente em 1678, ano em que foi substituído na pintura régia por Bento Coelho da Silveira. É igualmente conhecido como «Vieira, o Escuro».

Vitorino José Carneiro Monteiro, Baron of São Borja

Vitorino José Carneiro Monteiro, Baron of São Borja 3 Vitorino José Carneiro Monteiro, Baron of São Borja (1816-1877) was a Brazilian Lieutenant General of the Paraguayan War. He was one of the primary commanders at the Battle of Tuyutí and had an extensive career during the 19th century.

Edmundo Navarro de Andrade

Edmundo Navarro de Andrade 3 Edmundo Navarro de Andrade foi um político e engenheiro agrônomo brasileiro. Ele era afilhado de Dona Veridiana da Silva Prado, a qual o criou e o educou.

Adolfo Caminha

Adolfo Caminha 3 Adolfo Ferreira Caminha was a Brazilian Naturalist novelist, famous for his polemical novel Bom-Crioulo, which deals with race and homosexuality.

Domingos Fernandes Calabar

Domingos Fernandes Calabar 3 Domingos Fernandes Calabar was a Portuguese soldier, smuggler, and plantation owner during the time of the Netherlands intrusion into Brazil. He first fought for Portugal against the Netherlands before switching sides and fighting for the Netherlands. He was eventually captured and executed by the Portuguese for treason.

Francisco de Paula Sousa e Melo

Francisco de Paula Sousa e Melo 3 Francisco de Paula Sousa e Melo foi um agricultor, nobre e político brasileiro.                     

Joaquim Machado

Joaquim Machado 3 Joaquim Machado was a Portuguese footballer who played as a midfielder. He died in February 2015 at the age of 91.

Antônio Carneiro Leão

Antônio Carneiro Leão 3 Antônio Carneiro Leão foi um educador, professor, e escritor brasileiro, imortal da Academia Brasileira de Letras.

José Joaquim Almeida

José Joaquim Almeida 3 José Joaquim Almeida, was a Portuguese-born American privateer who fought in the Anglo-American War of 1812 and the Argentine War of Independence.

João Fernandes (explorer)

João Fernandes (explorer) 3 João Fernandes was a Portuguese explorer of the 15th century. He was perhaps the earliest of modern explorers in the upland of West Africa, and a pioneer of the European slave and gold trade of Guinea.

João Barbosa Rodrigues

João Barbosa Rodrigues 3 João Barbosa Rodrigues was considered one of Brazil's greatest botanists, known especially for his work on orchids and palms. For nearly two decades he was director of the Botanic Garden of Rio de Janeiro. Something of a polymath, he was a prolific botanical artist who also made contributions to his country's ethnography, geography, linguistics, zoology, and literature. The standard author abbreviation Barb.Rodr. is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.

Johann Baptist Reus

Johann Baptist Reus 3 Johann Baptist Reus or João Batista Reus was a Jesuit priest and a German-Brazilian religious leader.

José Veríssimo

José Veríssimo 3 José Veríssimo Dias de Matos was a writer, educator, journalist, literary critic, and founding member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.

São José de Ribamar

São José de Ribamar 3 Sao José de Ribamar is a Brazilian municipality in the Maranhão state. 179,028 was its estimated population in 2020. It is part of the São Luís Island together with São Luís, Raposa, and Paço do Lumiar.

Isabel Moctezuma

Isabel Moctezuma 3 Doña Isabel Moctezuma was a daughter of the Aztec ruler Moctezuma II. She was the consort of Atlixcatzin, a tlacateccatl, and of the Aztec emperors Cuitlahuac, and Cuauhtemoc and as such the last Aztec empress. After the Spanish conquest, Doña Isabel was recognized as Moctezuma's legitimate heir, and became one of the indigenous Mexicans granted an encomienda. Among the others were her half-sister Marina Moctezuma, and Juan Sánchez, an Indian governor in Oaxaca.

Antonio Moreira

Antonio Moreira 3 Antonio Moreira was a Spanish sports shooter. He competed in seven events at the 1920 Summer Olympics.

Félix Pacheco

Félix Pacheco 3 José Félix Alves Pacheco foi um jornalista, político, poeta e tradutor brasileiro.                 

Serafim de Freitas

Serafim de Freitas 3 Franciscus Serafim de Freitas was a Portuguese jurist and canon lawyer.                             

Manoel José da Silva Bastos

Manoel José da Silva Bastos 3 Manoel José da Silva Bastos é um escritor brasileiro, autor de peças teatrias. Foi um dos fundadores do Gabinete de Leitura, em 15 de agosto de 1846 – depois transformado na Biblioteca Rio-Grandense, da qual é patrono da cadeira número 31. |

José Vieira Alvernaz

José Vieira Alvernaz 3 Dom José Vieira Alvernaz was a Portuguese prelate, Bishop of Cochin, Archbishop of Goa and Daman, Patriarch of the East Indies and one of the prominent figures of the Portuguese presence in India during the 20th century.

Manuel de Abreu

Manuel de Abreu 3 Manuel Dias de Abreu was a Brazilian physician and scientist, the inventor of abreugraphy, a rapid radiography of the lungs for screening tuberculosis. He is considered one of the most important Brazilian physicians, side by side with Carlos Chagas, Vital Brazil and Oswaldo Cruz.

José Lins do Rego

José Lins do Rego 3 José Lins do Rego Cavalcanti was a Brazilian novelist most known for his semi-autobiographical "sugarcane cycle." These novels were the basis of films that had distribution in the English-speaking world.

Martins Pena

Martins Pena 3 Luís Carlos Martins Pena was a Brazilian playwright, famous for introducing to Brazil the "comedy of manners", winning the epithet of "the Brazilian Molière".

Pope Sylvester I

Pope Sylvester I 3 Pope Sylvester I was the bishop of Rome from 31 January 314 until his death on 31 December 335. He filled the See of Rome at an important era in the history of the Western Church, though very little is known of his life.

Junqueira Freire

Junqueira Freire 3 Luís José Junqueira Freire was a Brazilian poet and Benedictine monk, adept of the "Ultra-Romanticism" movement and author of Inspirações do Claustro. He is the patron of the 25th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.

Augusto Calheiros

Augusto Calheiros 3 Augusto Calheiros foi um cantor e compositor brasileiro.                                           

Juvenal Lamartine de Faria

Juvenal Lamartine de Faria 3 Juvenal Lamartine de Faria foi um advogado, jornalista, magistrado e político brasileiro.           

Augusto Pestana (politician)

Augusto Pestana (politician) 3 Augusto Pestana was a Brazilian engineer and politician. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Pestana moved in the late 1880s to Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil's southernmost state, where he would become a specialist in railroad engineering and public administration, as well as one of the main leaders of the Republican Party of Rio Grande do Sul (PRR).

Tomás Pompeu de Sousa Brasil

Tomás Pompeu de Sousa Brasil 3 Tómas Pompeu de Sousa Brasil, o Senador Pompeu, foi um professor, jornalista, escritor, político e maçom brasileiro.

Inácio Luís Madeira de Melo

Inácio Luís Madeira de Melo 3 Inácio Luís Madeira de Melo was a Portuguese military officer. He served in the office of Governor of Arms, and led Portuguese troops based in Salvador in fighting the War of Independence of Brazil in that province until his capitulation on 2 July 1823, when the troops retreated to Portugal.

Luiz Pereira

Luiz Pereira 3 Luiz Pereira was a Brazilian paralympic athlete who competed mainly in category THW4 throwing events.

Amaro Soares Bittencourt

Amaro Soares Bittencourt 3 Amaro Soares Bittencourt (1885–1963) was a diplomat, a military and civil engineer and a general officer of the Brazilian Army, who attained the Brazilian Army rank of General of Division or in its original Portuguese "General de Divisão". During the Second World War, then Brazilian “General de Brigada” Bittencourt was the chief of the Brazilian military mission to the United States, that is the military attaché at the Brazilian Embassy in Washington, D.C., and a member of the Brazilian delegation to the Inter-American Defense Board. In October 1942, he became the first recipient of the United States Legion of Merit (Commander). France awarded Bittencourt the Legion of Honor (Officer) for his wartime service, and Brazil awarded him the Order of Military Merit. The Major General was a graduate of Brazil’s Escola Militar and its Escola de Estado-Maior.

Irmã Dulce

Irmã Dulce 3 Irmã Dulce, also known as Saint Dulce of the Poor was a Brazilian Catholic Franciscan Sister who was the founder of the Obras Sociais Irmã Dulce.

Henrique Dumont

Henrique Dumont 3 Henrique Honoré Dumont was a Brazilian engineer and coffee farmer, and the father of Alberto Santos-Dumont. A son of French immigrants, he is considered one of the three Coffee Kings of his time, introducing modern methods to coffee farming.

Cora Coralina

Cora Coralina 3 Cora Coralina is the pseudonym of the Brazilian writer and poet Ana Lins dos Guimarães Peixoto Bretas. She is considered one of the most important Brazilian writers, Her first book was published in June 1965.

Adolfo Gordo

Adolfo Gordo 3 Adolfo Afonso da Silva Gordo, mais conhecido como Adolfo Gordo, foi um advogado e político brasileiro, elaborador da polêmica lei Adolfo Gordo. Foi governador do estado do Rio Grande do Norte entre 1889 e 1890.

Francisco Xavier da Silva

Francisco Xavier da Silva 3 Francisco Xavier da Silva, mais conhecido como Xavier da Silva, foi um advogado, magistrado e político brasileiro. Foi governador do Paraná em quatro ocasiões e também senador pelo mesmo estado.

Domingos Olímpio

Domingos Olímpio 3 Domingos Olímpio Braga Cavalcanti was a Brazilian novelist, journalist and playwright, famous for his Naturalist novel Luzia-Homem.

Virgílio Távora

Virgílio Távora 3 Virgílio de Morais Fernandes Távora foi um militar e político brasileiro. Sobrinho de Juarez Távora, fez carreira política no Ceará.

Emílio Ribas

Emílio Ribas 3 Emílio Marcondes Ribas foi um médico sanitarista brasileiro. Trabalhou no combate a epidemias e endemias, tendo criado o Instituto Butantan, entre outros órgãos públicos de saúde pública.

Francisco Expedito Lopes

Francisco Expedito Lopes 3 Dom Francisco Expedito Lopes foi um bispo católico brasileiro.                                     

Carlos Barbosa-Lima

Carlos Barbosa-Lima 3 Antonio Carlos Ribeiro Barbosa Lima was a Brazilian classical and jazz guitarist. He spent most of his professional life as a resident in the United States, devoting much of his time as a recitalist on international concert tours. He appeared often as a soloist and with orchestras.

Gertrude the Great

Gertrude the Great 3 Gertrude the Great, OSB was a German Benedictine nun and mystic from the monastery of Helfta. She is recognized as a saint by the Catholic Church and figures in the General Roman Calendar on November 16 for optional celebration as a memorial throughout the Roman Rite.

Alceu Amoroso Lima

Alceu Amoroso Lima 3 Alceu Amoroso Lima was a writer, journalist, activist from Brazil, and founder of the Brazilian Christian Democracy. He adopted the pseudonym Tristão de Ataíde in 1919. In 1928 he converted to Catholicism and eventually became head of Catholic Action in Brazil. Although he initially had some sympathy for certain aims of Brazilian integralism he became a strong opponent of authoritarianism in general and Fascism in particular. That came in part through the influence of Jacques Maritain. He was a staunch advocate for press freedom during the period of military dictatorship.

Teresa de Lisieux

Teresa de Lisieux 3 Teresa de Lisieux, O.C.D., nascida Marie-Françoise-Thérèse Martin, conhecida como Santa Teresinha do Menino Jesus e da Santa Face, foi uma freira carmelita descalça francesa, lembrada como um dos mais influentes modelos de santidade para católicos e religiosos em geral, por seu "jeito prático e simples de abordar a vida espiritual". Juntamente com São Francisco de Assis, é uma das santas mais populares da história da Igreja. São Pio X chamou-a de "a maior entre os santos modernos".

Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies

Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies 3 Dona Teresa Cristina, nicknamed "the Mother of the Brazilians", was Empress of Brazil as the consort of Emperor Dom Pedro II from their marriage on 30 May 1843 until 15 November 1889, when the monarchy was abolished. Born a princess of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in present-day southern Italy, Teresa Cristina was the daughter of King Don Francesco I (Francis I) of the Italian branch of the House of Bourbon and his wife Maria Isabel. It was long believed by historians that the Princess was raised in an ultra-conservative, intolerant atmosphere which resulted in a timid and unassertive character in public and an ability to be contented with very little materially or emotionally. Recent studies revealed a more complex character, who despite having respected the social norms of the era, was able to assert a limited independence due to her strongly opinionated personality as well as her interest in learning, sciences and culture.

Milton Campos

Milton Campos 3 Milton Soares Campos foi um político, professor, jornalista e advogado brasileiro. Foi governador de Minas Gerais, deputado federal, senador e ministro da Justiça.

Antônio Francisco Braga

Antônio Francisco Braga 3 Antônio Francisco Braga was a Brazilian music composer. Braga was born in Rio de Janeiro, and studied with Luiz António de Moura and Carlos de Mesquita. In 1886, he founded the Sociedade de Concertos Populares. As the Brazilian Republic was declared in 1889, his composition Hino à bandeira was adopted as the Brazilian national anthem. Starting in 1890 Antônio Francisco Braga studied at the Conservatoire in Paris with Jules Massenet. After that he spent time both in Germany and in Italy and then returned to Brazil in 1900. Upon his return to Brazil, Antônio Francisco Braga taught at the Instituto Nacional de Música and was the conductor of the Sociedade de Concertos Sinfonicos between 1908 and 1933. One of his pupils was Brazilian pianist and composer Cacilda Borges Barbosa.


Hermes 3 Hermes is an Olympian deity in ancient Greek religion and mythology considered the herald of the gods. He is also considered the protector of human heralds, travelers, thieves, merchants, and orators. He is able to move quickly and freely between the worlds of the mortal and the divine aided by his winged sandals. Hermes plays the role of the psychopomp or "soul guide"—a conductor of souls into the afterlife.

Pedro Ludovico

Pedro Ludovico 3 Pedro Ludovico was the founder of Goiânia, Brazil, and one of the most important figures in the history of the state of Goiás.

Aliomar Baleeiro

Aliomar Baleeiro 3 Aliomar de Andrade Baleeiro GCIH foi um jornalista, advogado, professor, jurisconsulto e político brasileiro. Foi deputado federal pela Bahia e pela Guanabara e ministro do Supremo Tribunal Federal, tendo presidido a corte de 1971 a 1973.

Francisco de Paula Bicalho

Francisco de Paula Bicalho 3 Francisco de Paula Bicalho foi engenheiro responsável por algumas das obras empreendidas por Pereira Passos. Foi diretor técnico da Comissão Fiscal e Administrativa das Obras do Porto do Rio de Janeiro (1903-1911), cargo em que se aposentou. Formou-se bacharel em Ciências, Matemática, Física e Engenharia pela antiga Escola Politécnica do Rio de Janeiro.

João Teixeira Albernaz I

João Teixeira Albernaz I 3 João Teixeira Albernaz I also referred to as João Teixeira Albernaz, the Elder, to distinguish him from his grandson, was the most prolific Portuguese cartographer of the seventeenth century. His works include nineteen atlases, a total of two hundred and fifteen maps. He stands out for the variety of themes, which record the progress of maritime and land exploration, particularly in the Portuguese colony of Brazil. João Teixeira Albernaz belonged to a prominent family of cartographers whose work extended from mid-sixteenth century until the late eighteenth century, including his father Luís Teixeira, uncle Domingos Teixeira, brother Pedro Teixeira Albernaz and grandson João Teixeira Albernaz, the younger, as well as Estevão Teixeira.

Antônio Basílio Ribeiro Dantas

Antônio Basílio Ribeiro Dantas 3 Antônio Basílio Ribeiro Dantas foi um político brasileiro.                                         

Gilberto Mestrinho

Gilberto Mestrinho 3 Gilberto Mestrinho de Medeiros Raposo was a Brazilian politician. Mestrinho served as the Governor of the state of Amazonas on three separate occasions. His first term as Governor was from 1959 until 1963. His second term in office lasted from 1983 to 1987, while his third term as Governor of Amazonas extended from 1991 until 1995.

Jardel Filho

Jardel Filho 3 Jardel Filho was a Brazilian film actor. He appeared in 45 films between 1949 and 1982.             

Victor Meirelles

Victor Meirelles 3 Victor Meirelles de Lima was a Brazilian painter and teacher who is best known for his works relating to his nation's culture and history. From humble origins, his talent was soon recognized, being admitted as a student at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts. He specialized in the genre of history painting, and upon winning the Academy's Foreign Travel Award, he spent several years training in Europe. There he painted his best-known work, Primeira Missa no Brasil. Returning to Brazil, he became one of emperor Pedro II's favorite painters, joining the monarch's patronage program and aligning himself with his proposal to renew the image of Brazil through the creation of visual symbols of its history.

Raimundo Nina Rodrigues

Raimundo Nina Rodrigues 3 Raimundo Nina Rodrigues was a Brazilian coroner, psychiatrist, professor, writer, anthropologist and ethnologist. A notable eugenicist, he was also a dietologist, tropicalist, sexologist, hygienist, biographer and epidemiologist.

Aquiles Lisboa

Aquiles Lisboa 3 Aquiles de Faria Lisboa foi um médico, político e cientista brasileiro.                             

Francisco de Paula Ney

Francisco de Paula Ney 3 Francisco de Paula Ney was a Brazilian poet and journalist. A pre-eminent figure of the bohemian Rio de Janeiro of the Belle Époque, he was a friend of Coelho Neto, Aluísio Azevedo and Olavo Bilac. He was a poet famous for writing anonymous satires and jokes for the journals where he worked.

José Maurício (Portuguese composer)

José Maurício (Portuguese composer) 3 José Maurício was a Portuguese composer mainly known for his prolific production of sacred music.   

Manuel de Araújo Porto-Alegre, Baron of Santo Ângelo

Manuel de Araújo Porto-Alegre, Baron of Santo Ângelo 3 Manuel José de Araújo Porto-Alegre, Baron of Santo Ângelo, was a Brazilian Romantic writer, painter, architect, diplomat and professor, considered to be one of the first Brazilian editorial cartoonists ever. He is the patron of the 32nd chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.

Rachel de Queiroz

Rachel de Queiroz 3 Rachel de Queiroz was a Brazilian author, translator and journalist.                               

Elis Regina

Elis Regina 3 Elis Regina Carvalho Costa, known professionally as Elis Regina, was a Brazilian singer of Bossa nova, MPB and jazz music. She is also the mother of the singers Maria Rita and Pedro Mariano.

Eurípedes de Aguiar

Eurípedes de Aguiar 3 Eurípides Clementino de Aguiar foi um médico, jornalista, poeta e político brasileiro eleito governador do Piauí em 1916.

Damião de Bozzano

Damião de Bozzano 3 Damião de Bozzano O.F.M. Cap., born as Pio Giannotti, was an Italian Roman Catholic priest and a professed member from the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin who served in the Brazilian missions for over six decades. Giannotti entered the order when he was twelve to do his ecclesial studies and religious formation of which he spent some of that time in Rome. He worked as a teacher from 1928 until 1931 when he was sent to the missions in Brazil. He would remain there for the rest of his life and would go travelling often to northern Brazilian cities where he would celebrate Mass and evangelize while hearing confessions on a frequent basis.

Manoel Pereira

Manoel Pereira 3 Manoel Pereira, O.P. (1625–1688) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (1675–1680).

Leandro Maciel

Leandro Maciel 3 Leandro Maynard Maciel, filho do político e militante, Leandro Ribeiro de Siqueira Maciel e Ana Maynard Maciel, foi engenheiro e político brasileiro. Marido de Marina de Albuquerque Maciel, sucessora do jornalista, médico, senador pela Paraíba, deputado federal e estadual, e um dos representantes do Nordeste na Revolução de 1930, Otacílio de Albuquerque.

João V de Portugal

João V de Portugal 3 João V, apelidado de O Magnânimo, foi Rei de Portugal e Algarves de 1706 até à sua morte. Foi o segundo filho do rei Pedro II e da sua segunda esposa Maria Sofia de Neuburgo. O seu longo reinado de 43 anos pode ser dividido em dois períodos: uma primeira metade, em que Portugal teve um papel ativo e relevante na política europeia e mundial; e uma segunda metade, a partir da década de 1730, em que a aliança estratégica com a Grã-Bretanha gradualmente assumiu maior importância, e o reino começou a sofrer uma certa estagnação.

Cacilda Becker

Cacilda Becker 3 Cacilda Becker Iaconis was a Brazilian actress.                                                     

Luís Antônio Barbosa

Luís Antônio Barbosa 3 Luís Antônio Barbosa foi um político brasileiro.                                                   

Benjamin Steinbruch

Benjamin Steinbruch 3 Benjamin Steinbruch é um administrador, Investidor, banqueiro e empresário brasileiro, de origem judaica.

Bernardo Pereira de Vasconcelos

Bernardo Pereira de Vasconcelos 3 Bernardo Pereira de Vasconcelos was a Brazilian politician, journalist, judge and law expert of the Imperial era.

Teixeira de Pascoaes

Teixeira de Pascoaes 3 Joaquim Pereira Teixeira de Vasconcelos, better known by his pen name Teixeira de Pascoaes, was a Portuguese poet. He was nominated five times for the Nobel Prize in Literature.


Pixinguinha 3 Alfredo da Rocha Viana Filho, known as Pixinguinha was a Brazilian composer, arranger, flautist and saxophonist born in Rio de Janeiro. Pixinguinha composed popular music, particularly within the genre known as choro.

Hilário Maximiniano Antunes Gurjão

Hilário Maximiniano Antunes Gurjão 3 Hilário Maximiniano Antunes Gurjão (1820-1869) was a Brazilian Brigadier General of the Paraguayan War. He was known as the first general born in the state of Pará and participated in the battles of Tuyutí and Ytororó, dying of wounds in the latter battle.

John of Damascus

John of Damascus 3 John of Damascus or John Damascene was an Arab Christian monk, priest, hymnographer, and apologist. Born and raised in Damascus c. 675 or 676; the precise date and place of his death is not known, though tradition places it at his monastery, Mar Saba, near Jerusalem on 4 December 749.

Gustavo Teixeira

Gustavo Teixeira 3 Gustavo de Paula Teixeira foi um poeta brasileiro, de tendências literárias entre o Parnasianismo e Simbolismo, peculiares as primeiras décadas do Século XX.

José Rodrigues

José Rodrigues 3 José Rodrigues de Carvalho was a Portuguese painter.                                               

Chico Xavier

Chico Xavier 3 Chico Xavier or Francisco Cândido Xavier, born Francisco de Paula Cândido, was a popular Brazilian philanthropist and spiritist medium. During a period of 60 years he wrote over 490 books and several thousand letters claiming to use a process known as "psychography". Books based on old letters and manuscripts were published posthumously, bringing the total number of books to 496.

João da Silva Feijó

João da Silva Feijó 3 João da Silva Barbosa or João da Silva Feijó,, was a naturalist, mineralogist and Portuguese soldier, born in Brazil.

Estácio de Sá

Estácio de Sá 3 Estácio de Sá was a Portuguese soldier and officer. Sá travelled to the colony of Brazil on the orders of the Portuguese crown to wage war on the French colonists commanded by Nicolas Durand de Villegaignon. These French colonists had established themselves in 1555 at Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, in a settlement known as France Antarctique. He was the founder of Rio de Janeiro, now the second largest city in Brazil.

Dionísio Cerqueira (militar)

Dionísio Cerqueira (militar) 3 Dionísio Evangelista de Castro Cerqueira foi um herói da Guerra do Paraguai, General de Brigada, Deputado Federal, Ministro de Estado e engenheiro militar brasileiro.

Geraldo Pereira (musician)

Geraldo Pereira (musician) 3 Geraldo Theodoro Pereira, known as Geraldo Pereira, was a Brazilian singer and samba composer. He was a major figure in the development of samba in Rio de Janeiro.

Antônio Coelho Rodrigues

Antônio Coelho Rodrigues 3 Antônio Coelho Rodrigues foi um advogado, professor, jurista, escritor, legislador e político brasileiro. Era bisneto por duas linhas do fidalgo português Dom Valério Coelho Rodrigues, personagem importante no processo de colonização portuguesa no Piauí que construiu uma grande fortuna e gerou vasta família com descendência que se projeta na política nacional do Brasil até os dias de hoje. Faleceu a bordo do navio que o trazia da Europa para o Brasil, à altura da ilha de São Vicente.

Miguel Pereira Forjaz, 10th Count of Feira

Miguel Pereira Forjaz, 10th Count of Feira 3 D. Miguel Pereira Forjaz Coutinho, 10th Count of Feira was a Portuguese general and War Secretary in the Peninsular War.

Roberto Marinho

Roberto Marinho 3 Roberto Pisani Marinho was a Brazilian businessman and tycoon who was the founder and owner of media conglomerate Grupo Globo from 1925 to 2003, and during this period expanded the company from newspapers to radio and television.

Infante Francisco de Paula of Spain

Infante Francisco de Paula of Spain 3 Infante Francisco de Paula of Spain was an Infante of Spain and the youngest son of Charles IV of Spain and Maria Luisa of Parma. He was a brother of Ferdinand VII, as well as the uncle and father-in-law of Isabella II.

José Valle

José Valle 3 José Valle Román was an Argentine professional football player and coach.                           

José Vieira Couto de Magalhães

José Vieira Couto de Magalhães 3 José Vieira Couto de Magalhães was a Brazilian politician, military officer, writer and folklorist. 

Mário Andreazza

Mário Andreazza 3 Mario David Andreazza GCIH foi um militar e político brasileiro. Foi ministro dos Transportes durante a Ditadura Militar nos governos Costa e Silva e Médici, tendo sido responsável por inúmeras obras entre as quais a Ponte Rio-Niterói e a Transamazônica, a despeito do cenário de restrição orçamentária comandado pelo ministro Delfim Neto. Destacou-se também pelo que ficou conhecido como "Batalha dos Fretes", em que conseguiu situar a Marinha Mercante brasileira no cenário antes dominado pelas potências marítimas internacionais. Foi um dos signatários do Ato Institucional Número Cinco.

Cecília Meireles

Cecília Meireles 3 Cecília Benevides de Carvalho Meireles was a Brazilian writer and educator, known principally as a poet. She is a canonical name of Brazilian Modernism, one of the great female poets in the Portuguese language, and is widely considered the best female poet from Brazil, though she objected to the word poetess because of gender discrimination.

Francisco de Almeida

Francisco de Almeida 3 Dom Francisco de Almeida, also known as the Great Dom Francisco, was a Portuguese nobleman, soldier and explorer. He distinguished himself as a counsellor to King John II of Portugal and later in the wars against the Moors and in the conquest of Granada in 1492. In 1505 he was appointed as the first governor and viceroy of the Portuguese State of India. Almeida is credited with establishing Portuguese hegemony in the Indian Ocean with his victory at the naval Battle of Diu in 1509. Before Almeida returned to Portugal he lost his life in a conflict with indigenous people at the Cape of Good Hope in 1510. His only son Lourenço de Almeida had previously been killed in the Battle of Chaul.

Francisca Maria de Jesus

Francisca Maria de Jesus 3 Francisca Maria de Jesus foi a viscondessa consorte de Jequitinhonha.                               
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