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Hein Family

Listen to José Nicolau Hein VO Luxembourgish

José Nicolau Hein

José Nicolau Hein is the only son of Joseph Hein, a Luxembourgish engineer who arrived in João Monlevade in 1934 and toiled himself up to the position of general director of Belgo Mineira in 1956, after Albert Scharlé’s death.

José Nicolau lives in Belo Horizonte with his wife and travels to Luxembourg at least once a year. He looks exactly like his father.

Joseph Hein

Joseph Hein (1902–1983) was born in 1902 in Belvaux and moved to Brazil in 1934. Hein was Belgo Mineira's general director from 1956 to 1974.

He died tragically in 1983 while being attacked by bees in his fazenda.