Tomás Antônio Maciel Monteiro, 1st Baron of Itamaracá (1780 – November 22, 1847) was a Brazilian politician and magistrate. He was born in Recife, Pernambuco, to Antônio Francisco Monteiro and Joana Ferreira Maciel Gouvim.
In 1804, he was sent to the University of Coimbra, where he graduated in Law in 1809.
Returning to Brazil, he studied at the Faculdade de Direito de Recife. He married Ana Augusta Tavares Osório Maciel da Costa, daughter of João Severiano Maciel da Costa, the Marquess of Queluz.
He was the deputy and later vice-governor of Pernambuco from 1839 to 1840, and the minister of the Brazilian Supreme Federal Court in 1842.
He was proclaimed the Baron of Itamaracá in 1843, in a post that would last until his death, in 1847.
Monteiro had a brother, named Manuel Francisco Maciel Monteiro, who was the father of Antônio Peregrino Maciel Monteiro, who would be the 2nd Baron of Itamaracá.
Recife is the fifth-largest urban area in Brazil with 4,054,866 inhabitants, the second largest urban area of the North/Northeast Regions, and the capital and largest city of the state of Pernambuco in the northeast corner of South America. The population of the city proper was 1,653,461 in 2020. The first slave port in the Americas, Recife was founded in 1537, during the early Portuguese colonization of Brazil, as the main harbor of the Captaincy of Pernambuco, known for its large scale production of sugar cane. It was the former capital Mauritsstad of the 17th century colony of New Holland of Dutch Brazil, established by the Dutch West India Company. The city is located at the confluence of the Beberibe and Capibaribe rivers before they flow into the South Atlantic Ocean. It is a major port on the Atlantic. Its name is an allusion to the stone reefs that are present by the city's shores. The many rivers, small islands and over 50 bridges found in Recife city centre characterise its geography and led to the city being called the "Brazilian Venice". As of 2010, it is the capital city with the highest HDI in Northeast Brazil and second highest HDI in the entire North and Northeast Brazil.
Pernambuco is a state of Brazil, located in the Northeast region of the country. The state of Pernambuco also includes the archipelago Fernando de Noronha. With an estimated population of 9.2 million people in 2013, it is the seventh-most populous state of Brazil, and is the sixth-most densely populated and the 19th-most extensive among the states and territories of the country. Its capital and largest city, Recife, is one of the most important economic and urban hubs in the country. As of estimates in 2013, Recife's metropolitan area was at that time the fifth-most populous in the country, and the largest urban agglomeration in northeastern Brazil. The state, which has 4,6% of the Brazilian population, produces only 2,8% of the Brazilian GDP.
Ilha de Itamaracá is a tropical island and municipality in Pernambuco, Brazil on the Atlantic Ocean. Itamaracá means "stone shaker" in Tupi, from the words itá ("stone") and mbara'ká ("shaker"). It is separated from the mainland by the Canal de Santa Cruz, a salt water channel both mouths of which are on the Atlantic Ocean, and is connected to the mainland by a long road bridge.
Goiana is a city in Brazil in the northeast of the state of Pernambuco, about 65 km north of the city of Recife.
Igarassu is a city in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco. It is the second oldest city of the country and is situated on the north coast of the metropolitan region of Recife, approximately 32 kilometres (20 mi). It stands as one of the earliest European settlements in Brazil and is the site of the oldest church in the country, the Church of Saints Cosme and Damião, built in 1535. Igarassu is home to numerous colonial-period historic structures. The historic center of the city was designated a national monument by the National Institute of Historic and Artistic Heritage (IPHAN) in 1972.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Olinda and Recife is a Latin Metropolitan archdiocese in northeast Brazil's Pernambuco state.
Maciel Monteiro may refer to:
Antônio Peregrino Maciel Monteiro, 2nd Baron of Itamaracá was a Brazilian poet, orator, diplomat, politician, physicianm and journalist. He is the patron of the 27th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters, patron of the 7th chair of the Pernambucan Academy of Letters, and of the 23rd chair of the National Academy of Medicine.
The Action of 12–17 January 1640 was a naval battle between a Dutch fleet and a combined Spanish-Portuguese fleet during the Eighty Years' War. The battle took place on the Brazilian coast off Pernambuco and was an attempt by a fleet consisting of approximately eighty vessels transporting about 5,000 soldiers under the command of Portuguese Admiral Fernando de Mascarenhas to land reinforcements to bolster the Portuguese militia besieging the city of Recife. On 12 January this fleet was intercepted by a Dutch task force of about forty ships commanded by Willem Loos. The ensuing battle lasted with occasional breaks until the evening of 17 January, when the Spanish and Portuguese fleet retreated and sailed away to the north.
The Fort of Santa Cruz de Itamaracá, popularly known as Fort Orange, is located on Itamaracá Island on the north coast of the state of Pernambuco in Brazil.
The State of Brazil was one of the states of the Portuguese Empire, in the Americas during the period of Colonial Brazil.
Joaquim da Silva Rabelo, later Frei Joaquim do Amor Divino Rabelo, commonly known as Frei Caneca, was a Brazilian religious leader, politician, and journalist. He was involved in multiple revolts in Northeastern Brazil during the early 19th century. He acted as the main leader on the Pernambucan Revolt. As a journalist, he founded and edited Typhis Pernambucano, a weekly journal used on the Confederation of the Equator.
Emil Bauch was a German painter, lithographer and teacher who came to reside in the city of Rio de Janeiro. He painted panoramic city scenes and portraits, as well as some views of Recife and Salvador. His landscapes are conspicuous by his close observation of all the details and the intense variety of motifs of his palette. His works have all but disappeared in the shadow of paintings created by other artists during the second half of the nineteenth century in Brazil.
The Ministry of Justice and Public Security, previously known as Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Justice and Citizenship, is a cabinet-level federal ministry in Brazil. The current minister is André Luiz de Almeida Mendonça.
The history of the book in Brazil focuses on the development of the access to publishing resources and acquisition of the book in the country, covering a period extending from the beginning of the editorial activity during colonization to today's publishing market, including the history of publishing and bookstores that allowed the modern accessibility to the book.
Armando de Queiroz Monteiro Filho was a Brazilian businessman, engineer and politician. He served as the country's Minister of Agriculture from 1961 until 1962, in the cabinet of President João Goulart. He was the father of Armando Monteiro, a politician, former national Senator from Pernambuco, and former Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade.
Samuel Wallace MacDowell III was a Brazilian military man, magistrate, politician, journalist and a leading voice in the abolitionist movement of Brazil.
Ricardo Coimbra de Almeida Brennand was a Brazilian businessman, engineer, and art collector in the state of Pernambuco. In 2002 he founded the Ricardo Brennand Institute, which includes the world's largest private collection of Frans Post paintings, and was the 17th-highest-rated museum in the world according to TripAdvisor in 2014.
Monteiro is an occupational Portuguese surname meaning hunter. Notable people with the surname include:
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