Gilberto AMADO Edit Profile
Educated Colégio Oliveira (Aracajú), medical. school, University da Bahia. Bachelor of Laws, University do Recife.
Professor of law, Law School of Recife, 1911-1930. Federal Congressman representative State of Sergipe, 1914-1924, member committee of finance and diplomacy of Chamber of Deputies, 1922-1924. Brazilian delegate to the Interparliamentary Confs. in Rome, London, Paris, Berlin, and Belgium, 1925-1929.
Federal Senator, 1925-1930. Chairman diplomatic and treaty coms. and member of finance committee of Senate, 1925-1930. Law professor, University of Rio de Janeiro, 1931-1932.
Professor Institute Franco-Brazilian of High Culture and lecturer Law School of Paris, 1933. Brazilian delegate to 7th Pan-American Conference, Montevideo, 1933. To Pan American Conference of Commerce in Buenos Aires, 1935.
Law counselor to Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Brazil, 1935-1936. Brazilian ambassador to Chile, 1936. Representative Brazil, International Labor Office, Geneva, Switzerland, 1947.
Brazilian delegate to Assembly of United Nations, 1947. Journalist and writer since 1911, writer of fiction from 1940. Author: Chave de Salomão, 1914.
Suave Ascencão (poetry), 1916. Grão de Areia (political and social essays), 1917. Aparencias e Realidades, 1922.
Dansa sobre o Abismo, 1923. Dias e Horas de Vilbracão, 1933. Espirito do nosso Tempo, 1932.
Tratado de Direito Publico, 1931, Tobias Barreto, 1935, Densidade e Tenuidade, 1935, O Meio Social e as Instituicões Politicas no Brasil, 1916 (latter books contain essays and studies in regard to historic development of politic and literary life in Brazil). Fiction (written while detained by the war in Switzerland, 5 years): Inocentes e Culpados, 1940. Interesses da Companhia, 1942.
Mariquinhas Camacho, 1947. Contributor numerous articles and studies to newspapers and mags. of Brazil. Address: Hackensack, New Jersey.
Member: Institute da Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil.
Married Alice de Barros Gibson, November 9, 1911 (divorced 1931). Children: Ana, Vera, Frederico.