Florbela Espanca - portuguese poet

Polemic is a mode of writing or speaking that uses vigorous and combative language to defend or oppose someone or something. Adjectives: polemic and polemical

Paula Rego - baa baa black sheep

Paula Rego Baa, Baa Black Sheep 1989 Etching and aquatint x cm Paper: 52 x cm Série Nursery Rhymes

Arpad Szenes e Vieira da Silva, atelier Boulevard Saint-Jacques, Paris, c. 1937

Arpad Szenes e Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, atelier Boulevard Saint-Jacques, Paris, c.

Maria Helena Vieira da Silva

Portuguese painter Maria Helena Vieira da Silva in her studio

Lisboa Antiga

Women walking down the street, Lisboa Antiga, c.

The diplomat Aristides de Sousa Mendes, who is the subject of a new biography by French author Eric Lebreton (Le Cherche Midi Editions), was the only Portuguese citizen ever recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem.

Aristides de Sousa Mendes was a Portuguese Consul. he saved tens of thousands of people from the Holocaust. Called "the Portuguese Schindler," Sousa Mendes saved the lives of thousands of people, of whom about ten thousand Jews.

Calouste Gulbenkian

Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian :: Armenian businessman, oil tycoon (co-founder of the Shell Group, co-owner of Iraq Petroleum Company, etc) and philanthropist. His foundation granted scholarships for my father in the early as well as me in the late