Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
The Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Portuguese: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, UFRGS) is one of the largest federal universities in Brazil. It is almost completely located in ...
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João Gilberto Noll
João Gilberto Noll is a Brazilian writer, born on April 15, 1946 in Porto Alegre, in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul.His early years were spent studying at the Catholic Colégio São P...
Nelson Jobim
Nelson Azevedo Jobim (born 12 April 1946) is a Brazilian jurist and politician. He served as the Minister of Defense of Brazil from 2007 to 2011. He is a distant relative of musician Antonio Carlos Jo...
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Maria do Rosário
Maria do Rosário Nunes (born 22 November 1966) is a Brazilian teacher and politician. She graduated in pedagogy from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, and took a postgraduate degree at the ...
Germano Rigotto
Germano Rigotto (born September 24, 1949 in Caxias do Sul) is a Brazilian politician currently affiliated to the PMDB party. He was the governor of Rio Grande do Sul state until December 31, 2006. He ...
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Humberto Gessinger
Humberto Gessinger (born December 24, 1963) is the singer and bassist of the Brazilian band Engenheiros do Hawaii.Gessinger was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil. In late 1984, he formed a rock band with t...
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Dilma Rousseff
Dilma Vana Rousseff ([ˈd(ʒ)iwmɐ ˈvɐ̃nɐ ʁuˈsɛfⁱ] born 14 December 1947) is the 36th and current President of Brazil. She is the first woman to hold the office. She was previously the Chief of Staff of ...
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João Goulart
João Belchior Marques Goulart ([ˈʒu.ɐ̃w bewˈki.ɔɾ ˈmarkis ɡuˈlaɾ], or [ˈʒwɐ̃w ˈbɛwkjɔʁ ˈmaʁkiʒ ɡuːˈlaʁ] in the standard Fluminense dialect; March 1, 1918 – December 6, 1976) was a Brazilian politician...
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Instituto de Letras

The Languages, Literature and Linguistics Teaching Course was created at UFRGS in 1943 offering three different teaching majors: Classical Languages, Neo-Latin Languages and Germanic Languages. T...
Leona Cavalli
Leona Cavalli (stage name Alleyona Canedo da Silva, November 6, 1969 in Rosário do Sul) is a Brazilian actress.
Her father politician, lawyer and poet and teacher mother's name, has three brothers...
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Caio Fernando Abreu
Caio Fernando Loureiro de Abreu (September 12, 1948 – February 25, 1996), best known as Caio Fernando Abreu is one of the most influential and original Brazilian writers of the 1970s and 1980s. ...
Paulo Renato Souza
Paulo Renato Costa Souza (10 September 1945 Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul — 25 June 2011 São Roque, São Paulo) was a Brazilian economist and politician.
Souza took a degree in economics from Uni...
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Institute of Geosciences of the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
The Institute of Geosciences is a unit of instruction of the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul which includes the courses of Geography (and BA degree), Cartographic Engineering and Geology. It...
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Moacyr Scliar
Moacyr Jaime Scliar (March 23, 1937 – February 27, 2011) was a Brazilian writer and physician. Most of his writing centers on issues of Jewish identity in the Diaspora and particularly ...
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Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre
Clinicas Hospital, or HCPA (Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre) is a major university hospital in Brazil, and a reference for transplants and genetic research in Latin America. It is located in Port...
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Getúlio Vargas
Getúlio Dornelles Vargas ([ʒeˈtuʎu dɔɾˈnɛlis ˈvaɾɡɐs]; 19 April 1882 – 24 August 1954) served as President of Brazil, first as dictator, from 1930 to 1945, and in a democratically elected term from 19...
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Lya Luft
Lya Luft (born September 15, 1938, in Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) is a Brazilian writer, a novelist, a poet, a prolific translator (working mostly in the English-Portuguese and the G...
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José Lutzenberger
José Antônio Kroepf Lutzenberger (December 17, 1926 – May 14, 2002) was a Brazilian environmentalist.
He was born in a German-Brazilian family in Porto Alegre, the capital city of southernmost sta...
José Mauro Volkmer de Castilho
José Mauro Volkmer de Castilho (1946 – 1998) was a Brazilian scientist, teacher and researcher.
Castilho began his academic life at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul where he studied eng...
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Jorge Furtado
Jorge Furtado (born June 9, 1959, in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul), is a Brazilian film writer and director. He also works for Rede Globo. One of his most recognized pictures is the short film Isl...