100 NOTABLE CALIPOLENSES – FROM THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT DAY
The objective is the description as detailed as possible, of the biographies, academics and professionals, of the “calipolenses” that stood out over deo chronological period indicated (centuries XIV-XXI).
This is a compilation that includes names of persons born in Vila Viçosa and who have excelled in different areas. In this paper, we tried to associate images with biographical texts of each of the individuals.
Continuing the work developed in the nineteenth century by the local researcher José Joaquim da Espanca Rocha, author of a monograph containing the “calipolenses” names that are noteworthy, the goal of this initiative is based on the identification of personalities who have made a decisive contribution to the dissemination the Vila Viçosa name, especially in the XX and XXI.
Based on extensive work of data collection, life stories and interviews with notable or descendants of notable “calipolenses” it was possible to relate the names with local place names and determining facts of the history of Vila Viçosa and Portugal.
Combining images to the historical foundation of each of the members of the project names, the purpose of this extensive research aims to honor and bring to light relevant facts related to the life and works of these personalities. The edition of a book that combines the images for a detailed description of the actors was the basis of the work that you want to publish.
The publication of this study will enable a better understanding about lesser-known aspects of the figures who marked different periods of local, regional and national history.