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Dominique Santana

Dominique is a Luxembourg-Brazilian historian and filmmaker investigating the histories of the Colônia Luxemburguesa.

Juscelino Kubitschek

Juscelino, also known by his initials JK, was born in Diamantina, Minas Gerais in 1902. Before becoming Brazilian President from 1956-1961, he was the Mayor of Belo Horizonte (1940-1945) and Governor of Minas Gerais (1951-1956). Juscelino Kubitschek is the father of Brasilia and famous for his ambitious programme "50 in 5", 50 years of progress in 5 years of presidency. Kubitschek died of a car accident in 1971. The reason of his death has been repeatedly questioned.