Personalities: Highlights of April

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Abreu e Lima (general)

José Inácio de Abreu e Lima, military officer, politician and historian, participated under the command of Simon Bolívar of the Venezuelan and Colombian independenc…

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Aluisio de Azevedo

Aluísio Tancredo Gonçalves de Azevedo was born in the city of São Luís, the capital of Maranhão, on 14 April 1857 to the Portuguese vice-counsel David Gonçalves de …

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Augusto dos Anjos

Augusto Carvalho Rodrigues dos Anjos was born on 20 April 1884, on Pau d’Arco sugarcane plantation, Vila do Espírito Santo, in the state of Paraiba. Was first taugh…

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Carneiro Vilella

Joaquim Maria Carneiro Vilella was born on 9 April 1846, in the São José neighbourhood, in Recife. He was the son of Joaquim Vilella de Castro Tavares, general and …

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Dorival Caymmi

Dorival Caymmi was born in Salvador, Bahia, on 30 April 1914. Due to family circumstances, he had to interrupt his studies in his 1st year of intermediate school (t…

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Heloneida Studart

Heloneida Studart was born in Fortaleza, Ceará, on 9 April 1932. Her parents were Edite Studart and Vicente Soares. She was a descendant of the historian Baron of S…