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1. Irineu Evangelista de Sousa
Irineu Evangelista de Sousa, the Viscount of Mauá, was a Brazilian entrepreneur, industrialist, banker and politician. Born to a family of small estancieiros (ranchers), Sousa became one of the world's richest men; by 1867, his wealth was larger than the annual budget of the Brazilian Empire. He was called the Rothschild of the South American continent by the New York Times in 1871. He received the titles of baron (1854) and visconde com grandeza (1874) of Mauá. A pioneer in several areas of the economy of Brazil, one of his greatest achievements was to start the construction of the Mauá Railroad, the first railroad in Brazil, in 1852.
2. José de San Martin
José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras, known simply as José de San Martín or the Liberator of Argentina, Chile and Peru, was an Argentine general and the primary leader of the southern and central parts of South America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire who served as the Protector of Peru. Born in Yapeyú, Corrientes, in modern-day Argentina, he left the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata at the early age of seven to study in Málaga, Spain.
3. Getúlio Dorneles Vargas
Getúlio Dornelles Vargas was a Brazilian lawyer and politician who served as the 14th and 17th president of Brazil, from 1930 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1954. Due to his long and controversial tenure as Brazil's provisional, constitutional, and dictatorial leader, he is considered by historians as the most influential Brazilian politician of the 20th century.
4. Marcelino Champagnat
Marcellin Joseph Benedict Champagnat, also known as Saint Marcellin Champagnat, was born in Le Rosey, village of Marlhes, near St. Etienne (Loire), France. He was the founder of the Marist Brothers, a religious congregation of brothers in the Catholic Church devoted to Mary and dedicated to education. His feast day is 6 June, his death anniversary.
5. Museu Gama D'Eça
The Educational Museum Gama D'Eça is located in the center of Santa Maria city, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The current headquarters of the museum, located at Rua do Acamapamento Street, 81. The schedule of visits to the Museum is from Monday to Friday from 8am to 12am and from 1pm to 5pm.
6. Basílica Nossa Senhora Medianeira de Todas as Graças
The Shrine Basilica Of Our Lady Medianeira of All Graces is a Catholic temple dedicated to the Virgin Mary, located in the gaucho municipality of Santa Maria, being the only basilica in the world dedicated to the Medianeira of all graces.
7. José Mariano da Rocha Filho
José Mariano da Rocha Filho GOIP • ComC • OMM was a Brazilian physician and educator. He was professor and responsible for the foundation and installation of the Federal University of Santa Maria in 1960, being its first rector.
8. João Niederauer Sobrinho
The nephew of Colonel Joann Nyderauer was born on April 4, 1827 in the Trigeminal Protestant German colony on the Nantah River, the son of philipp leonard Nyderauer immigrants and a Catholic of Dihilenyderauer.
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