16th century (AD) Leonardo da Vinci paints Mona Lisa (fine arts) French arrive on Brazilian shores (Brazil) 1503 1508-12 Michelangelo paints the Sistine Chapel (fine arts) The watch is invented in Nuremberg, Germany (technology) 1509 1517 Beginning of the religious reform in Germany (religion) Magellan crosses the Pacific Ocean (navigation) 1519 1521 Hernán Cortés conquers the Aztecs in Mexico (colonization) Expedition Martim Afonso de Souza marks the beginning of colonization (Brazil) 1531 1532 São Vicente Foundation , first Brazilian village (Brazil) Francisco Pizarro defeats the Inca Empire in Peru (colonization) 1533 1534 Foundation of the Jesuit Order (religion) Creation of the fourteen hereditary captaincies in Brazil by D.
Amazonas is the largest of the federative units in Brazil. Its limits are Venezuela and Roraima to the north, Pará to the east, Mato Grosso to the southeast, Rondônia to the south, Acre to the southwest, Peru to the west and Colombia to the northwest. A quarter of Brazil's total Indians live in the Amazon and their culture has strong indigenous and northeastern influences.
Anita Garibaldi (1821-1849) Brazilian heroine, born in Morrinhos, SC, then municipality of Laguna, on August 30, 1821, daughter of Bento Ribeiro de Silva and Maria Antônia de Jesus Antunes. He died in Italy on August 4, 1849. Although Anita's parents were poor, they gave her excellent education.
Greek historian (485-425 BC). It is only through their reports that we can have accurate information about antiquity. Also known as the "Father of History". While many men are credited with "shaping" the story, one can be said to have "created" it. Herodotus developed the means by which we in the Western world can know and evaluate history and its most important moments.
Queen of England and Ireland (7/9 / 1533-23 / 3/1603). Daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, is born in Greenwich and spends his childhood out of court. In 1544, however, Parliament placed her in the line of succession after her brothers Edward VI and Maria I. After their death, Elizabeth ascended the throne in 1558.
Comprising 102 municipalities, Alagoas is located to the east of the Northeast, with Pernambuco to the north and northwest, Sergipe to the south, Bahia to the southwest and Atlantic Ocean to the east. Currently, the fastest growing economic activity in the state is tourism, being the capital Maceió one of the most visited in the northeast.