Famous Brazilian Scientists

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 1 David Bohm

David Bohm
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: December 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 27, 1992
Born to Jewish immigrants, David Bohm went against his father’s wish of joining his family’s furniture business and ventured into science instead. He later grew up to be an influential physicist and is now revered for his contribution to quantum mechanics and for introducing concepts such as Bohm’s diffusion.

 2 Eduardo Saverin

Eduardo Saverin
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: March 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil

Born into an affluent Jewish Brazilian family, Eduardo Saverin co-founded Facebook with his Harvard roommate Mark Zuckerberg and others in 2004. He was later involved in a lawsuit against Zuckerberg. He also renounced his U.S. citizenship and moved to Singapore, which some believe was his excuse to avoid paying taxes.

 3 Enéas Carneiro

Enéas Carneiro
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Famous As: Cardiologist
Birthdate: November 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rio Branco, State of Acre, Brazil
Died: May 6, 2007
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 4 José Bonifácio de Andrada

José Bonifácio de Andrada
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: June 13, 1763
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santos, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Died: April 6, 1838

 5 César Lattes

César Lattes
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: July 11, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Curitiba, State of Paraná, Brazil
Died: March 8, 2005

 6 Elsimar M. Coutinho

Elsimar M. Coutinho
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: May 18, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pojuca, State of Bahia, Brazil
Died: August 17, 2020

 7 Graças Foster

Graças Foster
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Famous As: Business executive
Birthdate: August 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Caratinga, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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 8 Carlos Chagas

Carlos Chagas
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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: July 9, 1879
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oliveira, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Died: November 8, 1934