Celebrities in Brazil

Pedro de Alcantara (Pedro II)
Former emperor

Castro Alves
Poet

Jorge Amado
Author

Oswaldo Aranha
Politician, diplomat, statesman

Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Author, playwright

Fabio Assuncao
Actor

Ruy Barbosa
Lawyer, jurist, politician, diplomat

Antonio Pedro Alcantara Bourbon (Pedro I)
Former emperor; King Pedro IV of Portugal

Bardo de Rio Branco
Minister of foreign affairs

Dr. Vital Brasil
Founder Sao Paulo's snakebite serum institute at Butanta

Marcelino Candau
Director-general of WHO

Alberto Cavalcanti
Film director, producer

Francisco Costa
Fashion designer

Eduardo Coutinho
Director, screenwriter, producer

Oswaldo Cruz
Physician, founded the Brazilian Public Health Service

Euclides da Cunha
Author, sociologist, engineer

Antonio Goncalves Dias
Poet, dramatist

Luiz Duarte
Author, playwright, screenplay writer

Alberto Santos Dumont
Early pioneer of aviation

Heinz Ebert
Tectonicist

Florestan Fernandes
Father of Brazilian sociology

Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez
Composer

Joao Baptista de Oliverira Figueiredo
Military leader, politician, former president

Gilberto de Mello Freyre
Sociologist, cultural anthropologist, historian, journalist, politician

Ernesto Geisel
Military leader, former president

Bruno Georgio
Sculptor

Ronald Golias
Comedian, actor

Carlos Gomes
Composer

Camargo Guarnieri
Composer

Elsie Houston
Singer

Warwick Estevam Kerr
Agricultural engineer, geneticist, entomologist

Aristides Leao
Biologist, scientist

Raw Leiba
Actor, stuntman

Antonia Francisco Lisboa
Church architect, carver

Joaquim Marques Lisboa (Marques of Tamandare)
Admiral War of the Triple Alliance

Monteiro Lobato
Author, publisher

Adolfo Lutz
Physician, pioneer of public health