Friday, July 15, 2011

Famous People of Brazil

Famous People of Brazil

Edison Arantes do Nascimento, better known as "Pelé", the name, is a former Brazilian football player ranks among the most famous football players of all time. Born in 1940 and named after Thomas Edison, who received his nickname Pele during his years of schooling. His father coached him in football. His initial effort and determined from him a great football player from Brazil. The International Olympic Committee named him athlete of the century in 1999. He was appointed ambassador of football in the world by FIFA and is a member of the U.S. Hall of Fame football. The top scorer of all time at the top Brazilian soccer star Pele is an advantage for the Brazilian government.

Oscar Niemeyer Life
Oscar Niemeyer: Born December 15, 1907, Oscar Niemeyer is a Brazilian architect of global recognition. The use of original designs and mixing volumes and empty spaces to characterize the Niemeyer buildings. After graduating as an engineer architect in 1943, he began working in the studios of architecture. He gained international fame for his plan for the city of Brasilia. In 100 years, it is still part of many works of reorganization, and a number of other projects. His contributions in the field of sculpture is also commendable.

Edir Macedo
:Edir Macedo Born February 18, 1945, Edir Macedo is a religious leader of Brazil. He is the founder of "neo-Pentecostal" Universal Church of the Kingdom of God. There was a time when it was controversial because it found that those who follow his teachings were offered tangible rewards. He was accused of quackery , and had to spend time in prison. A doctor of theology and Christian philosophy, he continues to be one of the figures in Brazil.

Paulo Mendes da Rocha: Paulo Mendes da Rocha NevadaHe was born October 25, 1928 in Victoria. He was trained as an architect in 1954 and has worked exclusively in Brazil since. He served on many buildings of cultural significance of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and is admired for his contribution to introduce reforms in the city. The renowned architect from Brazil, is the lucky winner of the Pritzker Prize and Mies van der Rohe. Win Pritzker Prize in 2006, is the second Oscar Nieymeyer who won it in 1988.

Sergio Vieira de Mello: Sergio Vieira de MelloBorn March 15, 1948 in Rio de Janeiro, Sergio Vieira de Mello grew up to become a famous diplomats in Brazil. He joined the UN in 1969 while studying in Paris. He had a good command of English, Spanish, French and Italian and also Portuguese. It started as UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva and was a senior political adviser in 1981 and 1983. He was considered one of the most suitable candidates for the post of Secretary General. He received "Statesman of the Year" in 2004, after his death. His death means the loss of a major political figure in Brazil.

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