Otto Lara Resende

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Otto Lara Resende
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Born 1 May 1922
São João del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Died28 December 1992 (1992-12-29) (aged 70)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Otto Lara Resende (1 May 1922 – 28 December 1992) was a Brazilian journalist and writer. [1]



Resende began teaching French at age fourteen and at eighteen years old began working as a journalist in the Belo Horizonte newspaper O Diário. In his career he worked at literary supplement of Diário de Minas. In Rio de Janeiro, Resende worked for the Diário de Notícias, O Globo , Diário Carioca, Correio da Manhã, Última Hora and Jornal do Brasil newspapers, Manchete and Senhor magazines, and TV Globo.

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He graduated in Law from the Federal University of Minas Gerais.

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Federal University of Minas Gerais is a federal university located in Belo Horizonte, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. UFMG is one of Brazil's five largest universities, being the largest federal university. It offers 75 undergraduate degrees, including a Medicine degree, Law and Economics, plus Engineering and Science and Art degrees. It offers 57 PhD programs, 66 MSc programs, 79 Post-Baccalaureate programs and 41 medical residency programs. UFMG has a population of 49,254 students.

On July 3, 1979 Resende was elected to the Brazilian Academy of Letters, taking the chair 39, vacant by the death of Elmano Cardim.


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  1. "Otto Lara Resende". Memória Globo. O Globo. Retrieved 27 April 2015.