Personalities: Highlights of April

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Jorge de Lima

The writer, poet, doctor, painter and translator Jorge Mateus de Lima was born on 23 April 1893, in the municipality of União dos Palmares, Alagoas, the region wher…

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Manuel Bandeira (poet)

One of the greatest Brazilian poets, Manuel Carneiro de Souza Bandeira Filho was born in Recife, Pernambuco on 19 April 1886 to Manuel Bandeira and Francelina Ribei…

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Mario Sette (writer)

Mário Sette was born in Recife on 19 April 1886. As a young man, he was already a lover of Portuguese, French and Brazilian literature, and of the treatises on Braz…

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Paulo Maciel

Paulo Frederico do Rêgo Maciel was born in Recife on 15 April 1924, to Frederico do Rêgo Maciel Filho and Maria da Anunciação da Silva Maciel.

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Pelopidas Silveira

Pelopidas Silveira was born in Recife on 15 April 1915, to Sizenando Elysio Silveira and Laura de Souza Silveira.

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Silvio Romero

Folklorist, literary critic, professor, philosopher and politician Silvio Romero, son of Andrew Ramos Romero and Maria Vasconcelos da Silveira Ramos, was born on 21…