Personalities: Highlights of August

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Joaquim Nabuco

Born at 8:30am, in the old house on Rua do Aterro da Boa Vista (nowadays called Rua da Imperatriz Tereza Cristina), the son of the future senator José Tomás Nabuco …

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José Mariano

On 8 August 1850, José Mariano Carneiro da Cunha was born in the manor house of the Caxangá mill, in the district of Ribeirão, which at the time was in the municipa…

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Manoel Correia de Andrade

On 3 August 1922, at Engenho Jundiá in Vicência, Pernambuco, Manoel Correia de Oliveira Andrade was born. His parents were Joaquim Correia Xavier de Andrade (planta…

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Mauro Mota

Mauro Ramos da Mota e Albuquerque was born in Recife on 16 August 1911, to José Feliciano Mota Albuquerque, a lawyer, and Aline de M. Albuquerque. He was married to…

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Murillo Lagreca

Pernambuco painter Murillo LaGreca, registered as Vicente LaGreca, was born on 3 August 1899 in the city of Palmares. His parents, Vincenzo LaGreca and Teresa Carlo…

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Museum of Sugar

The Museum of Sugar, envisioned by Gil de Methódio Maranhão, was created on 3 August 1960, by Resolution 1745 of the Institute of Sugar and Alcohol – IAA.