On 5 November 1894, in the former town of Vila Bela in the Pernambuco hinterland, today Serra Talhada, Agamenon Sérgio de Godoy Magalhães was born. He came from a family of ten children – four boys and six girls. He was the son of Antônia de Godoy Magalhães and Sérgio Nunes de Magalhães.
Bernardo Vieira de Melo was born in the parish of Muribeca (today Jaboatão dos Guararapes) in the State of Pernambuco, in the second half of the 17th Century. Son of Bernardo Vieira de Melo, ordinance captain and noble gentleman of the Royal House, and Maria Carmela de Melo.
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.
Jerônimo de Albuquerque was born in Portugal, at the beginning of the 16th Century, to Lopo de Albuquerque and Joana de Bulhões.
José Francisco de Moura Cavalcanti, lawyer, administrator, politician, orator and Pernambuco memoirist, descendent from a traditional aristocratic family from Pernambuco Northern Forest Zone’s sugarcane region, also with a grand political tradition.