Personalities: Highlights of October

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Assis Chateaubriand

Francisco de Assis Chateaubriand Bandeira de Melo was born in Umbuzeiro, Paraíba, on 4 October 1892, to the law graduate José Chateaubriand Bandeira de Melo and Car…

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Chico Heráclio

​​​​​​​Francisco Heráclio do Rêgo, son of João Heráclio Rêgo (Father Laquinho) and Josefa Duarte do Rêgo (Mother Zefinha), was born on 3 October 1885, in BomJardim,…

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Clóvis Beviláqua

Write, philosopher, translator, journalist and orator Clóvis Beviláqua, considered to be the greatest Brazilian jurist, was born in Vila Viçosa, in the interior of …

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Edwiges De Sá Pereira

Poet, educator and journalist, Edwiges de Sá Pereira was born on 25 October 1884, in Barreiros, Pernambuco, to the lawyer José Bonifácio de Sá Pereira and Maria Amé…

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Fernando de Mello Freyre

Fernando Alfredo Guedes Pereira de Mello Freyre was born in Recife, Pernambuco, on 14 October 1943, to Gilberto de Mello Freyre and Maria Magdalena de Mello Freyre.

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Josué de Castro

Josué Apolônio de Castro nació el día 5 de septiembre de 1908, en Recife, hijo único de Manoel Apolônio de Castro, propietario de tierras en Cabaceiras, en Paraíba …