Ariano Suassuna was born in the city of João Pessoa, Paraíba, on 16 June 1927, to João Urbano Pessoa de Vasconcelos Suassuna and Rita de Cássia Dantas Villar.
Storyteller, playwright, poet and journalist, Arthur Nabantino Gonçalves de Azevedo was born in São Luís, Maranhão, on 7 July 1855, to David Gonçalves de Azevedo, vice-consul of Portugal in São Luís, and EmiliaAmália Pinto de Magalhães.
On the street of Tocos in Palmares, Pernambuco, on the morning of 9 May 1895, a future great poet was born. His father was merchant Antônio Carneiro Torres and his mother was teacher Maria Luísa Gonçalves Ferreira, who was known as Dona Marocas.
Augusto Carvalho Rodrigues dos Anjos was born on 20 April 1884, on Pau d’Arco sugarcane plantation, Vila do Espírito Santo, in the state of Paraiba. Was first taught to read and write by his father, who had dedicate much of his time to teach his children lessons in general knowledge and catechism.
Austriclínio Ferreira Quirino, the poet and journalist known as Austro-Costa, was born on 9May 1899, in the city of Limoeiro in Pernambuco.