Evaristo da Veiga
Evaristo Ferreira da Veiga e Barros
8 October 1799
Rio de Janeiro
|Died||12 May 1837 (aged 37)|
Rio de Janeiro
|Occupation||Journalist, poet, politician|
Evaristo Ferreira da Veiga e Barros (October 8, 1799 – May 12, 1837) was a Brazilian poet, journalist, politician and bookseller. Da Veiga founded one of the first Brazilian newspapers, A Aurora Fluminense, in 1827, during the reign of Emperor Pedro I.He was also federal deputy and senator for Minas Gerais. Da Veiga composed poems including the lyrics for the Hino da Independência and is the patron of the tenth seat of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.
Dom Pedro I, nicknamed "the Liberator", was the founder and first ruler of the Empire of Brazil. As King Dom Pedro IV, he reigned briefly over Portugal, where he also became known as "the Liberator" as well as "the Soldier King". Born in Lisbon, Pedro I was the fourth child of King Dom João VI of Portugal and Queen Carlota Joaquina, and thus a member of the House of Braganza. When their country was invaded by French troops in 1807, he and his family fled to Portugal's largest and wealthiest colony, Brazil.
Minas Gerais is a state in the north of Southeastern Brazil. It ranks as the second most populous, the third by gross domestic product (GDP), and the fourth largest by area in the country. The state's capital and largest city, Belo Horizonte, is a major urban and finance center in Latin America, and the sixth largest municipality in Brazil, after the cities of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Brasilia and Fortaleza, but its metropolitan area is the third largest in Brazil with just over 5,500,000 inhabitants, after those of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Nine Brazilian presidents were born in Minas Gerais, the most of any state.
The Hino da Independência is a Brazilian official patriotic song commemorating the country's declaration of independence from Portugal. The anthem was composed in 1822 by Emperor Pedro I, the lead figure in the country's struggle for independence, and the lyrics were written by poet Evaristo da Veiga.
Manuel Pinto da Costa is a Santoméan economist and politician who served as the first President of São Tomé and Príncipe from 1975 to 1991. He again served as President from 2011 to 2016.
Academia Brasileira de Letras (ABL) is a Brazilian literary non-profit society established at the end of the 19th century by a group of 40 writers and poets inspired by the Académie Française. The first president, Machado de Assis, declared its foundation on December 15, 1896, with the by-laws being passed on January 28, 1897. On July 20 of the same year, the academy started its operation.
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Brave New Land is a 2000 Brazilian drama film written and directed by Lúcia Murat. The title comes from a line from the chorus refrain written by journalist Evaristo da Veiga for the Brazilian Independence Anthem. It depicts the conflicted relationship between Portuguese, Spanish and Indigenous in the 18th century.
João Pimenta da Veiga Filho (Jr.) is a former communications minister of Brazil.
Rádio Mayrink Veiga was a radio station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It began broadcasting on January 21, 1926, and was closed in 1965 by the military dictatorship which ruled Brazil at that time. Rádio Mayrink Veiga was a key part of the Radio Era in Brazil. It was the second station which established advertising and entertainment broadcasts in Brazil, after Rádio Record, from São Paulo. Radio Mayrink Veiga was one of the most important stations operating in Brazil for the next three decades, and created many stars. Carmen Miranda and her sister Aurora had their debut on Radio Mayrink Veiga, as did the Pagã Sisters, Elvira and Rosina. In 1962, Rádio Mayrink Veiga participated in the protest broadcasts of the Cadeia da Legalidade, a network of radio stations organized to oppose the military dictatorship and support democracy. Ana Montenegro was one of the featured broadcasters on the station from 1959 to 1963. The station's participation was the pretext for its permanent closure by the military regime in 1965.
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Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama Basquete, or C.R. Vasco da Gama Basquete, is a Brazilian men's professional basketball club that is based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is a part of the multi-sports club C.R. Vasco da Gama. Vasco da Gama Basquete was found in May 11, 1920.
Events in the year 1926 in Brazil.
Events in the year 1932 in Brazil.
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