31 Notable alumni of
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul

The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul is 986th in the world, 35th in Latin America, and 11th in Brazil by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 31 notable alumni from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Manuela d'Ávila

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    Manuela d'Ávila
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitician
    Biography

    Manuela Pinto Vieira d'Ávila is a Brazilian journalist, writer and politician, a member of the Communist Party of Brazil since 2001.

  2. Daniela Escobar

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    Daniela Escobar
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Daniela Escobar Duncan is a Brazilian actress, television presenter and voice actress.

  3. Osmar Terra

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    Osmar Terra
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politicianphysician
    Biography

    Osmar Gasparini Terra is a Brazilian politician and physician, affiliated to the Brazilian Democratic Movement (MDB), current Minister of Citizenship and former Minister of Social and Agrarian Development.

  4. Rafinha Bastos

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    Rafinha Bastos
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    actorjournalist
    Biography

    Rafael Bastos Hocsman, better known as Rafinha Bastos or simply Rafi Bastos is a Brazilian comedian, actor, journalist and television personality.

  5. Patrícia Poeta

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    Patrícia Poeta
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    journalistnews presenterwriter
    Biography

    Patrícia Poeta Pfingstag is a Brazilian newscaster and journalist.

  6. Antônio Abujamra

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    Antônio Abujamra
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1932-2015 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    actortheatrical directorfilm directortelevision actor
    Biography

    Antônio Abujamra was a Brazilian theatre and television director and actor. Majored in journalism and philosophy at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul in 1957, he started a career as a theater critic while directed and acted his own plays for university theater. Professionally, he debuted as a theatre director in 1961, and as an actor in 1987, acting in both theatre and television. In 1989, he became known nationally by his role as Ravengar in Rede Globo's telenovela Que Rei Sou Eu?, which became his most known role. In that same year, Abujamra won the Best Actor Award at the Gramado Film Festival for his role in the film Festa. From 2000 onward, he was the presenter of TV Cultura's interview program Provocações.

  7. Leona Cavalli

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    Leona Cavalli
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    Leona Cavalli is a Brazilian actress.

  8. Ana Amélia Lemos

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    Ana Amélia Lemos
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitician
    Biography

    Ana Amélia Lemos is a Brazilian journalist and politician. She worked as a columnist and commentator for RBS in Distrito Federal, before applying the Senator by the Rio Grande do Sul, elected in the General Election 2010. She was the running mate of PSDB presidential candidate Geraldo Alckmin in the 2018 election.

  9. Martha Medeiros

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    Martha Medeiros
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    journalistwriter
    Biography

    Martha Medeiros is a Brazilian writer and journalist. She works as columnist of the Zero Hora and O Globo newspapers.

  10. Márcia Tiburi

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    Márcia Tiburi
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    writerliterary criticnovelistphilosopher
    Biography

    Márcia Angelita Tiburi is a Brazilian plastic artist, professor of philosophy, literary critic, and writer. Her main areas of research are ethics, aesthetics, and the philosophy of knowledge.

  11. José Maria Eymael

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    José Maria Eymael
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    José Maria Eymael is a Brazilian politician, lawyer, businessman, and founder of the Democracia Cristã (DC), known in English as the Christian Democracy.

  12. Luciana Genro

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    Luciana Genro
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Luciana Krebs Genro is a Brazilian lawyer and politician, state deputy and one of the founders of the Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL). In 2014, she was the PSOL nominee for President of Brazil. She came in 4th place, receiving more than 1.6 million votes nationally. She is the daughter of Tarso Genro, an important Workers' Party (PT) politician.

  13. Pedro Simon

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    Pedro Simon
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1930-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Pedro Jorge Simon is a Brazilian politician, lawyer and professor. He represented Rio Grande do Sul in the Federal Senate from 1991 to 2015. Previously, he was governor of Rio Grande do Sul from 1987 to 1990. Simon also served as Minister of Agriculture from 1985 to 1986. He is a member of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party.

  14. Lya Luft

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    Lya Luft
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    writertranslatorpoetjournalistnovelist
    Biography

    Lya Fett Luft is a Brazilian writer and a prolific translator, working mostly in the English-Portuguese and the German-Portuguese language combinations.

  15. Eliane Brum

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    Eliane Brum
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    journalistwriternovelist
    Biography

    Eliane Brum is a Brazilian journalist, writer and documentarist. She graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUC / RS) in 1988 and has written for Zero Hora, Época and El País and won more than 40 international awards for reporting, among them the Premio Rey de España and the Inter American Associated Press Award.

  16. Carlos Eugênio Simon

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    Carlos Eugênio Simon
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    association football refereejournalist
    Biography

    Carlos Eugênio Simon is a Brazilian ex-FIFA football referee. He is also a journalist and he works for Fox Sports Brasil since 2012. Simon has been an international referee since 1998 and his first international game was between Ecuador and Peru. He was a referee in the 2002 FIFA World Cup, 2006 FIFA World Cup, and 2010 FIFA World Cup.

  17. Ingra Lyberato

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    Ingra Lyberato
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Ingra de Souza Liberato is a Brazilian actress. From 2016 she began to sign as Ingra Lyberato.

  18. José Fogaça

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    José Fogaça
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    José Alberto Fogaça de Medeiros is a Brazilian politician who has been the Mayor of Porto Alegre, Brazil, a state deputy, federal deputy and senator.

  19. Ibsen Pinheiro

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    Ibsen Pinheiro
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1935-2020 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    journalistlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Ibsen Pinheiro was a Brazilian journalist politician who served as a Deputy and as President of the Chamber of Deputies. He was president of the chamber during the impeachment of Fernando Collor de Mello.

  20. Luiz Carlos Prates

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    Luiz Carlos Prates
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    journalistwriterpsychologistradio personality
    Biography

    Luiz Carlos Prates is a Brazilian journalist, psychologist, and radio sport announcer.

  21. Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer

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    Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer is CEO of EB Capital, a Brazilian Private Equity firm focused on creating value by investing on companies that address Brazilian structural gaps. He was chairman and president of Grupo RBS and owner of the business conglomerate RBS, one of the largest multimedia communications companies in Brazil. Eduardo was also chairman of e.Bricks Digital and shareholder of e.Bricks Ventures, a venture capital and private equity company with operations in Brazil and abroad.

  22. Carlos Nejar

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    Carlos Nejar
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    poetwriternovelist
    Biography

    Luis Carlos Verzoni Nejar, better known as Carlos Nejar, is a Brazilian poet, author, translator and critic, and a member of the Academia Brasileira de Letras. One of the most important poets of its generation, Nejar, also called "o poeta do pampa brasileiro", is distinguished for his use of an extensive vocabulary, alliteration, and pandeism. His first book, Sélesis, was published in 1960.

  23. Luiz Antonio de Assis Brasil

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    Luiz Antonio de Assis Brasil
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    writerlawyer
    Biography

    Luiz Antonio de Assis Brasil is a Brazilian writer and university professor.

  24. Ana Lucia Araujo

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    Ana Lucia Araujo
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Enrolled in the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul
    Studied in 1997
    Occupations
    historianwriter
    Biography

    Ana Lucia Araujo is a historian, author and professor of History at Howard University. She is a member of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project. Her scholarship focuses on the transnational history, public memory, visual culture, and heritage of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade.

  25. Frank Jorge

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    Frank Jorge
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    writerpoetguitaristclassical guitarist
    Biography

    Jorge Otávio Pinto Pouey de Oliveira, better known by his stage name Frank Jorge, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter, lyricist, multi-instrumentalist, poet, chronicler and professor, famous for his work with pioneering Rio Grande do Sul rock bands Os Cascavelletes and Graforreia Xilarmônica.

  26. João Inácio Müller

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    João Inácio Müller
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    João Inácio Müller, O.F.M. is a Brazilian Roman Catholic archbishop.

  27. Remídio José Bohn

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    Remídio José Bohn
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1950-2018 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Remídio José Bohn was a Roman Catholic bishop.

  28. Roberto Francisco Ferrería Paz

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    Roberto Francisco Ferrería Paz
    Born in
    Uruguay Flag Uruguay
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Roberto Francisco Ferrería Paz is a Uruguayan Brazilian Roman Catholic bishop.

  29. Clóvis Frainer

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    Clóvis Frainer
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1931-2017 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Clóvis Frainer was a Roman Catholic archbishop.

  30. Filipe Matzembacher

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    Filipe Matzembacher
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    writerfilm director
    Biography

    Filipe Matzembacher is a Brazilian film director and writer.

  31. Antônio do Carmo Cheuiche

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    Antônio do Carmo Cheuiche
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1927-2009 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priest
    Biography

    Antônio do Carmo Cheuiche O.C.D. was the Brazilian Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Maria (1969–1971) and Porto Alegre (1971–2001).