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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.

Adrienne Scharlé

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

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.

Rosa Toussaint

Rosa Toussaint moved to João Monlevade with her husband in 1948. The nearly 100-year-old widow has not left Monlevade ever since.

Rosimere Forster

Rosimere moved to João Monlevade when her father was hired at Belgo Mineira as a retired military officer. She is married to Herbert Forster.

Ildeu Caldeira

Ildeu Caldeira is a retired Belgo Mineira worker who moved to João Monlevade as a young boy in the 1930s.

Marie Christiane Heuwert-Meyers

Marie Christiane Heuwert-Meyers was born in João Monlevade as only daughter of a Luxembourgish engineer and is currently the Honorary Consul of Luxembourg in Rio de Janeiro.

Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte was founded in 1897 to replace the colonial city of Ouro Preto as the new capital of the State of Minas Gerais. Belo Horizonte is the country's first planned modern city.

Yves Moyen

Yves Moyen is the son of François and Marie-Thérèse Moyen-Kappweiler. He is currently living in São Paulo.

Sylvie Moyen

Sylvie Moyen is the daughter of François and Marie-Thérèse Moyen-Kappweiler. She is currently living in Belo Horizonte.

Marie-Thérèse Moyen-Kappweiler

Marie-Thérèse Moyen-Kappweiler was married to François Moyen. Also known as Maritê, she followed an artistic career in Belo Horizonte.