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Josette Scharlé

Josette Scharlé is the granddaughter of Albert Scharlé and is currently living in Belo Horizonte.

Albert Scharlé

Albert Scharlé (1898-1956) was a Luxembourgish engineer working at Belgo Mineira since 1929. He succeeded Louis Ensch as general director of the company until his sudden death in 1956.

Adrienne Scharlé

Adrienne is the eldest granddaughter of Albert Scharlé and is currently living in São Paulo.

Messias Guimarães

Messias Guimarães started his career in the Brazilian Air Force and moved to João Monlevade in 1952 to work as a receptionist and waiter in the Belgo Mineira Casino.

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.

Marie-Rose Steil-Blang

Marie-Rose Steil-Blang lived in João Monlevade from 1951 to 1957. Her husband was a technician at Belgo Mineira. Today, Marie-Rose is living in her hometown Esch-sur-Alzette.

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.

Eugénie Wies-Scharlé

Eugénie Wies-Scharlé was married to the Luxembourgish engineer Albert Scharlé.

Jean-Armand Scharlé

Jean-Armand Scharlé is the eldest son of Albert Scharlé. He has also worked at Belgo Mineira in João Monlevade.

Scharlé Fazenda

The Fazenda Santo António da Moraria was bought by the Scharlé family in 1940 to become the family's permanent residence. After Albert Scharlé's death, the vast place was transformed into a recreational club, the Clube Albert Scharlé. The private church and family crypt, however, remain the family's property.