The Pernambuco politician Herculano Bandeira de Mello, son of Colonel Herculano Bandeira de Mello and Ana Joaquina Cavalcanti Bandeira de Mello, was born on the Tamataupe plantation in the town of Nazaré da Mataon 23 March 1850. Herculano Bandeira lost his father in early childhood.
Writer and politician José Américo de Almeida was born on the Olho d’Água sugarcane plantation in the municipality of Areia, Paraíba,on 10 January 1887, to Inácio Augusto de Almeida and Josefa Leopoldina Leal de Almeida.
José Martiniano de Alencar was one of the republican revolutionaries of 1817, and even became senator of the Empire and governor of the province of Ceará.On 1 May 1829, in Alagadiço Novo, a small village near Fortaleza, in the state of Ceará, the firstborn son of that couple.
French engineer and politician, he was born in Bergerac, Brittany, on 6 March 1815 and died on 2 October 1901, according to information on a tombstone in the Montmartre cemetery in Paris.
Luiz Viana Filho was born on 28 March 1908 in Paris, but was registered in the Distrito da Sé, Salvador, Bahia, to Councillor Luiz Viana, president of the Province of Bahia (1896-1900) and Senator of the Republic (1911-1920), and Joana Gertrudes Fichtner.