Today in Latin American History
Brazilian Architect Oscar Niemeyer was Born in 1907
Photo: Oscar Niemeyer
Today in Latin American history, Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer who designed many buildings in Brasília was born in 1907.
Niemeyer was key in the development of modern architecture. He also collaborated with other architects on the United Nation’s Headquarters in New York City.
Other events that occurred on this day:
- Today in LatAm history, former President of Venezuela Carlos Soublette who is also known as an independence hero was born in 1789
- Today in LatAm history, Brazilian rubber tapper Chico Mendes who was also a trade union leader and environmentalist was born in 1944
Photo Credits: Boca do Lobo