On 25 December 1867 in house number 813 on the former street Corredor do Bispo in Recife, today called Rua Oliveira Lima, researcher, journalist and historian Manoel de Oliveira Lima was born. His father was the Portuguese merchant Luís de Oliveira Lima and his mother Maria Benedita Miranda.
Vicente Juarimbu Salles was a leading researcher and promotor of Amazonian history and culture. Born in 1931 in Vila de Caripi, in the Igarapé-Açu municipality – 117km from Pará’s state capital Belém – he graduated in Social Sciences with an emphasis on Anthropology.
Waldemar de Figueiredo Valente, doctor, pharmacist, anthropologist, sociologist, ethnologist, teacher, researcher, writer and humourist, was born on 9 February 1908, on the Conceição St in the neighbourhood of Boa Vista, in central Recife, to poet and journalist Samuel da Silva Valente and Orminda d