Renato Accioly Carneiro Campos – essayist, journalist and writer – was born on 8 March 1930 in the city of Jaboatão dos Guararapes, in the state of Pernambuco, to Fernando Carneiro R. Campos and Maria do Carmo Accioly Campos.
Belonging to a branch of a poor family from Bahia, Rui Barbosa was born in Salvador on 5 November 1849. He was a lawyer, journalist, parliamentarian, diplomat, professor, intellectual and outright genius in Brazilian political and social oratory.
Politician, journalist and magistrate Sigismundo Antonio Gonçalves, son of Colonel Domingos José Gonçalves and Torquata da Cunha e Silva Gonçalves, was born on 29 September 1845, at Maracaju Farm in the city of Barras, Piauí.
Antonio da Silva Jardim, teacher, journalist, lawyer and exponent of republican propaganda, was born on 18 August 1860 in Capivari, Rio de Janeiro, nowadays Silva Jardim. His father, Gabriel da Silva Jardim, was a farmer and primary school teacher and his mother was Felismina Leopoldina de Mendonça