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Born in Salvador on January 28, 1870, and his parents Carlos Egas Moniz Sodré of Aragon and Maria Leopoldina Sodré of Aragon.
After finishing primary studies and the humanities, he entered the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, which pasted the degree of Doctor of Medicine in December 1893.
Student Laureate, having obtained the highest grades in all subjects in the medical curriculum, had, as a reward, a study trip to Europe. The trip was not performed by omission of the authorities.
In 1894 he was appointed assistant professor of clinical medicine. In 1895, after a contest, was sworn in as a substitute in the 4th Section (Pathological Anatomy and Physiology). In 1901, he was a substitute teacher of 2nd Section (Bacteriology, Histology and Pathology). In 1906 he was appointed to rule as interim, the chair of Histology and in 1908, Bacteriology. In 1915, he won the chair of General Pathology, where he remained until his retirement.
His private library, with about sixteen thousand volumes, was considered one of the most important of Bahia.
In 1899 he was appointed to organize and direct the office of analysis and research of the state institution for the diagnosis and prophylaxis of infectious contagious.
At the same time was commissioned to study in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, preparation of the anti-plague serum. Back in Salvador, diagnosed with isolation of the germ, the first cases of bubonic plague, which occurred in 1904.
The same year he was appointed to install and run the Isolation Hospital.
In 1905, reorganized, with Prof. Fernando Luz, the library of the Faculty of Medicine, nearly destroyed by a fire that ravaged that each school.
Soon afterwards he was appointed Director of Public Health, when you installed the Oswaldo Cruz Institute, with sections of Bacteriology, smallpox vaccination and rabies vaccination.
In 1916 he was appointed Secretary of the Interior, Justice and Public Instruction.
In 1917, with other intellectuals in Bahia, founded the Academy of Letters of Bahia.
In 1924 he was nominated for writing the "Historical Memory, Faculty of Medicine of Bahia," a work published in 1940.
Of his own, in addition to numerous works, is the "History of Medicine and its Evolution in the Bahia."
Died June 1, 1939.
In solemn session of the Congregation, held on the 19th of this month approved a vote of profound sorrow for his death, at which Prof.. Magalhães Neto said: "Gonçalo Moniz was not only a scholar, but a rare expression of culture. Knower of all medical sciences, endowed with an illustration of the greatest humanist of his time, was a wise, taking the term in the fullness of its meaning. "
Said Prof. Otavio Torres, in his "Historical Sketch of the major events of the life of the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia:" Gonçalo Moniz was one of the brightest minds of the congregation and considered a sage by his peers, as discussed, suddenly, on any subject and his opinion was always embraced by most colleagues. "
1. David de Souza, Agnaldo - Inaugural Address at the Academy of Medicine of Bahia. Annals Academy of Medicine of Bahia, Volume IX, September, 1993.
2. Garcês Sena, Pliny - Adriano Stand. Annals Academy of Medicine of Bahia, Volume I, April, 1978.
3. Lacaz, Carlos da Silva - Shades of Brazilian Medicine. São Paulo, 1973.
4. Loureiro de Souza, Antonio, Baianos Distinguished. Salvador, 1973.
5. Ponde, Adriano Azevedo - Gonçalo Moniz. Synopsis Informative, Year II, No II. October. Salvador, 1978.
6. Sá Oliveira, Eduardo - Historical Memory of the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, concerning the year 1942. Salvador, 1992.