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Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg

Jean de Luxembourg (1921-2019) was the Grand Duke of Luxembourg from 1964 to 2004, and first visited Brazil as Crown Prince in 1942 and several times since then.

Fazenda Solar

The Fazenda Solar was built around 1818 as the new residence of the French engineer Jean Antoine Félix Dissandes de Monlevade. Today, the Fazenda belongs to ArcelorMittal and is occasionally used for special receptions.

Lucas Vilela

Lucas Vilela is communication manager at ArcelorMittal Brazil in João Monlevade.

Carlo Krieger

Carlo Krieger is the Ambassador of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg in Brazil (2018-2022).

Louis Ensch

Louis Ensch (1895-1953) was born in Redange-sur-Attert and moved to Brazil in 1927, where he became the general director of Belgo Mineira until 1953.

François Moyen

François Moyen was sent to Brazil by ARBED in 1956 with his wife. He was Belgo Mineira's General Director and Honorary Consul of Luxembourg in Belo Horizonte.

Siderúrgica plant

The Siderúrgica plant is Belgo Mineira's oldest steel plant. In 1921, ARBED expanded the small steel factory of the Companhia Siderúrgica Mineira founded in 1917. Belgo Mineira's headquarters was in Sabará and the historical directors' buildings of the steel plant are being preserved by ArcelorMittal.

Dominique Santana

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

Centro de Memória ArcelorMittal Brasil

O prédio do Cassino foi construído pela Companhia Siderúrgica Belgo Mineira em 1937, em Sabará. Seguindo o conceito do Cassino luxemburguês desenvolvido pela ARBED, destinava-se a acolher os recém-chegados colaboradores da empresa e tinha um restaurante que servia pratos típicos luxemburgueses. Hoje, o Cassino continua sendo propriedade particular da empresa e abriga o Centro de Memória ArcelorMittal.

Antônio Polanczyk

Antônio Polanczyk started working at Belgo Mineira in 1961 and was the company's president from 1998 to 2002. He is the author of two corporate books about Louis Ensch and Belgo Mineira.

Isabella Menezes

Isabella Menezes is a local historian who has been working at the Centro de Memória ArcelorMittal Brazil in Sabará for several years, as well as at the Museu do Ouro in Sabará.

Felipe Munaier

Felipe Munaier is a local historian working at the Centro de Memória ArcelorMittal Brazil in Sabará.

Paloma Moreno

Paloma Moreno is responsible for the corporate archives at the Arquivo Central of ArcelorMittal Brazil in Sabará.