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Sunday, March 20, 2011
075-CAETANO LOPES MOURA (CAETANO MOURA)
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Black, the son of slaves, Lopes Caetano Moura was born in 1779 in the city of Salvador (2) In 1797, only eighteen years old, became involved with the "Conspiracy of Buzios, so named because its supporters used a small conch cherish the watch chain. Discovered the revolutionary movement, Caetano Moura flees to Portugal and, after many hardships, he enrolled at the University of Coimbra, in which he graduated in Medicine. Doctor, he enlisted in the Corps of Health of the Portuguese army and participated, as a surgeon, the Peninsular War. Peace was restored, he moved to France and devoted himself with remarkable success, the private clinic. After a grueling day's work, devoted himself, through the night, studying, producing works of great scientific and cultural value. Polyglot, he translated into Portuguese, the great French writers, English and German. After some time, he became famous for their skill, and culture. He entered the French army as a surgeon. His fame became known to Napoleon Bonaparte, who, impressed, asked him to be his personal physician. In the medical condition of the Emperor, reached the pinnacle of fame, becoming known and respected by counts, dukes, and marshals. With the defeat of 1814, Napoleon was exiled and Caetano Moura fell into obscurity. At 67 years old, returned to Brazil and took up residence in Rio de Janeiro where, without financial resources, had to face great needs, reach out to beg in the streets of the city. The news arrived at the Imperial Palace and D. Pedro II awarded him a modest pension to which survived until the age of 81. Silvio Romero said: "Caetano Moura is one of the greatest thinkers that Brazil has possessed. There was no orator or political: he was a scholar who could write. "