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Carlo Krieger

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

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.

Neli Cekiera

Dona Neli moved to João Monlevade in the 1930s, where she fell in love with the son of a Polish engineer.

Marc André Meyers

Marc André Meyers was born in Brazil as the eldest son of a Luxembourgish engineer. He is the author of "A Dama e o Luxemburguês" and university professor in San Diego.

Getúlio Vargas

Getúlio Vargas (1882-1954) was the president of Brazil from 1930 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1954. He installed a dictatorial regime, known as the Estado Novo from 1937 to 1945. Vargas died in 1954 in the presidential palace of Catete in Rio de Janeiro. His suicide has been repeatedly questioned.

Dominique Santana

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

Igino Bonfioli

Igino Bonfioli (1886-1965) was born in Italy and moved to Brazil in 1904, where he became a famous cinematographer based in Belo Horizonte. Bonfioli produced several propaganda films and photos for Belgo Mineira.

Palm tree of Jean de Luxembourg

Today, the palm tree which was planted by Crown Prince Jean de Luxembourg in 1942 is preserved as a historical monument at the Sabará plant.