In 1853, he joined the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, for which he received the degree of Doctor of Medicine on December 18, 1858.
They were classmates: Cesar Aristides Spinola Zama and Joaquim Monteiro Caminhoá. Aristides Cesar Spinola Zana part of the Paraguayan War and participated in various legislatures Deputy General. Joaquim Monteiro Caminhoá became Professor of Botany and Zoology, Faculty of Medicine of Rio de Janeiro and is considered one of the greatest botanists of Brazil (3).
Joined the Army Corps of Health on May 8, 1861 to rank as 2nd Lieutenant Surgeon.
On August 25, 1890, was promoted to Major General.
Among the positions he held, we highlight the Manager of the Navigation Company Secretary of Bahia and the Making of Bahia, a post he held from June 28, 1902 to May 23, 1904 (Government Severino Vieira).
She received several honors civilians and military, which include: Knight and Commander of the Order of Christ, Knight and Officer of the Order of the Rose Knight and Officer of the Order of St. Benedict and Aviz, and medals awarded by the governments of Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina , for the honorable role in the Paraguayan War.
He died in the city of Alagoinhas on March 16, 1918.
1. Revista da Bahia Fiscal Year XXXI, August. Salvador, 1948.
2. Rodrigo Antônio Falcão Brandão. Available at http://www. Sefaz.ba.gov .br / special / livro_fazenda.pdf. Accessed December 1, 2009.
3. Tavares-Neto, José - Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, from 1808 to 2008. Salvador, 2008.