Sud Mennucci

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Dr. Sud Mennucci

Sud Menucci (January 20, 1892 July 22, 1948) was a Brazilian journalist and educator, who was a strong proponent of quality in public education in his country. The municipality of Sud Mennucci, São Paulo has been named in his honor.

Brazil Federal republic in South America

Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers and with over 208 million people, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and the fifth most populous. Brazil borders every South American country except Chile and Ecuador. Its capital is Brasília, and its most populated city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states, the Federal District, and the 5,570 municipalities. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas; it is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world.

Journalist person who collects, writes and distributes news and other information

A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information to the public. A journalist's work is called journalism. A journalist can work with general issues or specialize in certain issues. However, most journalists tend to specialize, and by cooperating with other journalists, produce journals that span many topics. For example, a sports journalist covers news within the world of sports, but this journalist may be a part of a newspaper that covers many different topics.

Sud Mennucci, São Paulo Municipality in Southeast, Brazil

Sud Mennucci is a municipality in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The population is 7,712 in an area of 595 km². Altitude is 386 m.

Mennucci was born in Piracicaba, state of São Paulo. In 1910 he started his career as a teacher in a rural school. In 1913 he moved to Belém, in the state of Pará, invited to reorganize the Escolas de Aprendizes de Marinheiros de Belém do Pará until 1914. Back to São Paulo, he continued to work as a teacher in the cities of Porto Ferreira and São Paulo City.

Piracicaba Municipality in Southeast, Brazil

Piracicaba is a city located in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. The population is 391,449 in an area of 1378.07 km². It is at an elevation of 547 m above sea level.

São Paulo (state) State of Brazil

São Paulo is one of the 26 states of the Federative Republic of Brazil and is named after Saint Paul of Tarsus. As the richest Brazilian state and a major industrial complex, often dubbed the "locomotive of Brazil", the state is responsible for 33.9% of the Brazilian GDP. São Paulo also has the second highest Human Development Index (HDI) and GDP per capita, the fourth lowest infant mortality rate, the third highest life expectancy, and the third lowest rate of illiteracy among the federative units of Brazil, being by far, the safest state in the country. The homicide rate is 3.8 per 100 thousand as of 2018, almost 1/4 of the Brazilian rate. São Paulo alone is richer than Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia combined. If São Paulo were an independent country, its nominal GDP would be ranked among the top 20 in the world. The economy of São Paulo State is the most developed in Brazil.

Teacher person who helps others to acquire knowledge, competences or values

A teacher is a person who helps others to acquire knowledge, competences or values.

In 1920, he was the coordinator of the school census of the state, which led the reorganization of the state secretary of education into 15 regional offices. Briefly after that, he was appointed as the director of the regional office of Campinas.

Census Acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population

A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. The term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses; other common censuses include agriculture, business, and traffic censuses. The United Nations defines the essential features of population and housing censuses as "individual enumeration, universality within a defined territory, simultaneity and defined periodicity", and recommends that population censuses be taken at least every 10 years. United Nations recommendations also cover census topics to be collected, official definitions, classifications and other useful information to co-ordinate international practice.

Campinas Municipality in Southeast, Brazil

Campinas is a Brazilian municipality in São Paulo State, part of the country's Southeast Region. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population is 1,080,999, making it the fourteenth most populous Brazilian city and the third most populous municipality in São Paulo state. The city's metropolitan area, Metropolitan Region of Campinas, contains twenty municipalities with a total population of 3,656,363 people.

Mennucci's career as a journalist started in 1925. Until 1931, he worked as an editor and literary critic at the O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper. In that year, he was promoted to the general directorship of the state secretary of education of the state of São Paulo. He was also very active, beginning 1930, in the creation of the Centro do Professorado Paulista, one of the main teacher's associations in the state. He was its president between 1931 and 1948.

O Estado de S. Paulo, also known as O Estadão or simply Estadão, is a daily newspaper published in the Metropolitan region of São Paulo, Brazil, and distributed mainly nationally. It is owned by Grupo Estado, a holding company which publishes the Jornal da Tarde and owns the radios Rádio Eldorado AM and FM and the Agência Estado, largest news agency in Brazil.

Newspaper scheduled publication containing news of events, articles, features, editorials, and advertising

A newspaper is a periodical publication containing written information about current events.

He was the author of A Crise Brasileira da Educação (The Brazilian Educational Crisis), which received an award by the Academia Brasileira de Educação (Brazilian Academy of Education). He died in São Paulo, aged 56.


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