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Meyers-Heuwert Family

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Marie Christiane Heuwert-Meyers

Marie Christiane Heuwert-Meyers was born in João Monlevade and is currently the Honorary Consul of Luxembourg in Rio de Janeiro.

Her family is originally from Esch-sur-Alzette and her father René Heuwert was an engineer at Belgo Mineira as well as Honorary Consul in Rio de Janeiro.

Marie Christiane is married to Pedro Meyers and is Marc André Meyers’ sister-in-law. The Heuwert-Meyers couple lives in Rio de Janeiro.

Pedro Meyers

Pedro Meyers was born in João Monlevade and is the younger brother of Marc André Meyers.

He is currently living with his wife Marie Christiane in Rio de Janeiro.

Pedro and his father Henri Meyers

Pedro and his father Henri Meyers

Henri Meyers & Marianne Schleich-Meyers

Henri Meyers was a Luxembourgish engineer who arrived in João Monlevade in 1939 to work at Belgo Mineira.

He met his wife Marianne Schleich during a business trip in New York in midst of war, with whom he had four children: Marc André, Pedro, Carlos and Jacques.

Henri Meyers was industrial director of the Monlevade plant in the late 1950s.

René Heuwert & Liliane Biwer-Heuwert

René and Liliane Heuwert were originally from Esch-sur-Alzette and moved to João Monlevade in 1951, where Marie Christiane was born five years later.

René Heuwert was an engineer at Belgo Mineira as well as Honorary Consul in Rio de Janeiro.

René and Liliane Heuwert being interviewed by Luxembourgish journalist Nic Weber, Rio de Janeiro, 1965.

René and Liliane Heuwert being interviewed by Luxembourgish journalist Nic Weber, Rio de Janeiro, 1965.

René Heuwert

René Heuwert

Jean Reuter, Margot Reuter. J'étais marraine du petit garçon Reuter

Henri Meyers, Jean Reuter, [?], Marianne Meyers, Margot Reuter – Baptism in João Monlevade

Henri Meyers, Jean Reuter, [?], Marianne Meyers, Margot Reuter – Baptism in João Monlevade

Jean Reuter, Margot Reuter. J'étais marraine du petit garçon Reuter

Marianne Schleich-Meyers and her four sons

Marianne Schleich-Meyers and her four sons

Official reception at the Fazenda in João Monlevade

Official reception at the Fazenda in João Monlevade

Grand-Duke Jean de Luxembourg, Henri Meyers, Grand-Duchess Josephine Charlotte, [?], Marianne Schleich-Meyers, Guillaume Konsbruck, [?]

Grand-Duke Jean de Luxembourg, Henri Meyers, Grand-Duchess Josephine Charlotte, [?], Marianne Schleich-Meyers, Guillaume Konsbruck, [?]