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Sunday, March 20, 2011
O74- BRÁZ HERMENEGILDO DO AMARAL
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Born in Salvador, on November 2, 1861, and his parents Hermenegildo Bras do Amaral (military police captain) and Josephine Virginia Amaral.
His father fought in the War of Paraguay, where objects medals and the title of Knight of the Order of Christ.
The financial difficulties faced by the paternal family, were such that Bras do Amaral had to work, still very young. He kept his studies of history teaching in schools and some private students.
So, with great sacrifice, he joined the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, for which he was graduated in 1886.
They were classmates: Francisco da Luz Carrascosa, Joao Martins da Silva and Joaquim Mateus dos Santos. Carrascosa Francis Light was Professor of Medical Chemistry. Joao Martins da Silva was Professor of Medical Physics and Joaquim Mateus dos Santos, was Professor of Hygiene.
Even after graduating, Braz do Amaral continued as Professor of History and Anthropology.
In 1890, began a collection of "anthropological objects." The collection attracted the interest of Nina Rodrigues, "who struggled in an attempt to racial classification of the Brazilian people" (1).
Triggered the War of Straws, Bras do Amaral was incorporated into government forces, participating in the Medical Corps.
In 1905, during the fire that almost destroyed the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, he was one of the leaders who fought the federal government in order to release the necessary funds for its reconstruction.
He founded and was a director of the Geographic and Historical Institute of Bahia, as well as the Academy of Letters.
He published several books of great interest, which highlight "Historic Memories", "History of the Independence of Bahia", "Conspiracy of Bahia, in 1798," Action of Bahia in the Work of National Independence. "
Participated in public life, being elected federal deputy in the periods 1924-1926 and 1927-1929.
He died on February 2, 1949.
1. Bras do Amaral - Available in http://pt.wikipedia.org/ wiki / Brás_do_ Amaral. Accessed January 21, 2009.
2. Bras do Amaral - Available in http://www.cinform.com.br/blog/anter
iores/229200810522730643, Accessed January 21, 2009.
3. Bras do Amaral - Available in http://www.cinform.com.br/blog/impr
essão/6920081354424337. Accessed January 21, 2009.
4 Talent, Biaggio - Notes from Bahia old. Newspaper THE AFTERNOON, edition of July 7, 2007. Salvador, 2007.