Barbosa Lima Sobrinho

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Barbosa Lima e Sobrinho
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vice–president candidate, 1974
Alexandre José Barbosa Lima e Sobrinho

(1897-01-22)January 22, 1897
Recife, Brazil
DiedJuly 16, 2000(2000-07-16) (aged 103)
OccupationLawyer, writer, historian, essayst, journalist and politician

Alexandre José Barbosa Lima e Sobrinho (January 22, 1897 July 16, 2000) was a Brazilian lawyer, writer, historian, essayist, journalist and politician

Sobrinho was born in Recife on January 22, 1897. In 1917 he graduated in law and social sciences in Recife. In 1926 he published his first book and was elected president of the Brazilian Press Association. [1] He was a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters since 1937 and, at the end of the 1990s, appeared in the Guinness World Records as the oldest active journalist in the world. Author of over 70 books, he died in 2000 at the age of 103. [2]

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  1. Barbosa Lima Sobrinho. Retrieved 2013-09-02
  2. "Jornalista Barbosa Lima Sobrinho morre no Rio aos 103 anos". Folha de S.Paulo (in Portuguese). Grupo Folha. 2000-07-16. Retrieved 2013-09-05.