Dom Pedro I's Epilepsy

Dom Pedro I’s Epilepsy

Many people are unaware, but Dom Pedro I suffered from epilepsy – a condition that temporarily alters brain function, reversible, not caused by fever, drugs, or metabolic disorders. During the marriage process of the emperor with Dona Leopoldina, even the Austrians knew about Dom Pedro’s epilepsy, a condition that he, his parents, and siblings suffered from, and one that the Braganza family never had any intention of hiding.

Dom Pedro I's Epilepsy

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D. Pedro - The Untold Story: The Man Revealed by Unpublished Letters and Documents

D. Pedro – The Untold Story: The Man Revealed by Unpublished Letters and Documents | Review

D. Pedro – The Untold Story: The Man Revealed by Unpublished Letters and Documents is a book by Paulo Rezzutti that offers a unique and detailed insight into the life of Emperor D. Pedro I of Brazil. The author uses unpublished letters and documents to reveal lesser-known and often overlooked aspects of D. Pedro’s personal and political life. Rezzutti investigates the emperor’s personal correspondence, providing insight into his relationships, emotions, and motivations.

D. Pedro - The Untold Story: The Man Revealed by Unpublished Letters and Documents

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Titília and the Demonão - The Untold Story: Love life in the imperial court: Messages from D. Pedro I to the Marquise of Santos | Review

Titília and the Demonão – The Untold Story: Love life in the imperial court: Messages from D. Pedro I to the Marquise of Santos | Review

“Titília and the Demonão – The Untold Story: Love Life in the Imperial Court: Messages from D. Pedro I to the Marquise of Santos” is a work that delves into the historical intricacies and the most intimate and secretive aspects of the relationship between the Emperor of Brazil, D. Pedro I, and the Marquise of Santos, Domitila de Castro.

Titília and the Demonão - The Untold Story: Love life in the imperial court: Messages from D. Pedro I to the Marquise of Santos | Review

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The Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro

The Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro

The Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro was originally of neoclassical design, its construction started by the Portuguese José Machado Coelho in 1853, initially serving as a private residence until the 1860s. In 1865, it became the residence of Princess Isabel and her husband, the Count d’Eu, hence known as the Paço Isabel.

The Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro

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Joaquim Nabuco's monarchist thinking is current

Joaquim Nabuco’s monarchist thinking is current

The importance of Joaquim Nabuco in Brazil during the 19th and early 20th centuries is quite evident, as his actions played a crucial role in the abolition of slavery. He is the author of famous yet curiously lesser-known works such as “Abolitionism” and “My Formation.” Joaquim Aurélio Barreto Nabuco de Araújo was born in Recife on August 19, 1849, and died in Washington, United States, on January 17, 1910. Nabuco was a Brazilian politician, diplomat, historian, jurist, orator, and journalist who graduated from the Law School of Recife. He was one of the founders of the Brazilian Academy of Letters. On his birth date, August 19, the National Day of the Historian is celebrated.

Joaquim Nabuco's monarchist thinking is current

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Today in Brazil: The musician Tom Jobim dies

Today in Brazil: The musician Tom Jobim dies

On December 8, 1994, the musical world lost one of the most illustrious representatives of Brazilian sound art, Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim, known worldwide as Tom Jobim, one of the mentors of bossa nova. Recognized for his musical excellence and refinement, he passed away at the age of 67 in New York, victim of a heart failure. His stay in the city was for treatment for bladder cancer.

Today in Brazil: The musician Tom Jobim dies

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The Tiradentes Palace in Rio de Janeiro

The Tiradentes Palace in Rio de Janeiro

The Tiradentes Palace, erected on May 6, 1926, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, is an emblematic building that has housed various institutions over the years. Initially intended for the Chamber of Deputies until 1960, it now serves as the current headquarters of the Legislative Assembly of the State of Rio de Janeiro.

The Tiradentes Palace in Rio de Janeiro

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