Joaquim Aurélio Barreto Nabuco de Araújo was born on August 19, 1849, in Recife, Brazil. He was an important Brazilian politician, diplomat, writer, and abolitionist. From a young age, Nabuco showed interest and skill in literature and social issues. Nabuco was educated at home by private tutors and later studied law at the Faculty of Law in Recife. During his college years, he came into contact with abolitionist ideas, which sparked his passion for the fight against slavery.

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