Monday, May 31, 2010


Brazil 200 Cruzeiros 1990 UNC
Front: Centenary of the Republic of Braz
Back: Detail from "Pátria", 1905, painting by Pedro Bruno,

Pedro Paulo Bruno was born on October 14, 1888 at his family home on the Paquetá Island. His father was the Italian merchant Felice Antonio Bruno, which had emigrated to Brazil with his young wife Magdalena Marmo Bruno in 1878, along with their three children (Rosa, Antero, and Miguel). Originally from Casalbuono, in the province of Salerno, they settled in the island of Paquetá, in a house at 105 Praia da Guarda. Read more

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