Andrada e Silva

An·dra·da e Sil·va

 (ăN-drä′də ĕ sēl′və), José Bonifácio de 1763?-1838.
Brazilian politician, scientist, and poet who led the movement for Brazilian independence from Portugal.

An•dra•da e Sil•va

(ænˈdrɑ də eɪ ˈsil və)
n.
José Bonifacio de, 1763–1838, Brazilian statesman: architect of Brazilian independence.
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Several outstanding mineralogists were produced through this channel in the late 18th century, including Manoel Ferreira da Camara Bethencourt e Sa (1765-1835), Jose Bonifacio de Andrada e Silva (1765-1838) and his brother Martim Francisco Ribeiro de Andrada e Silva (1775-1844).