Álvaro de Barros Lins, the son of Pedro AlexandrinoLins and Francisca de Barros Lins, was born in Caruaru, Pernambuco, on 14 December 1912. He attended primary school in his hometown and secondary school in Recife, at Colégio Salesiano and Father Felix Gymnasium.
Arthur Orlando da Silva was born on 29 July 1858 in Recife, to Lieutenant Jose Caetano da Silva and Belarmina Augusta de Moraes de Mesquita Pimentel da Silva.
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 Carmem Chateaubriand Bandeira de Melo.
Considered an enthusiast of modern things, Augusto da Silva Lucena is the target of both criticism and praise when it comes to his administration as mayor of the city of Recife for two terms.
Carlos Souto Pena Filho, a poet from Pernambuco, was born in Recife on 17 May 1928. His father was a Portuguese trader, Carlos Souto Pena and his mother was Laurinda Souto Pena. He completed his primary and intermediate education in Portugal. When he returned to Recife, he studied at Colégio Nóbrega