Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire bio

Birth Name: Paulo Freire

Occupation: Philosopher

Place Of Birth: Brazil

Date Of Birth: September 19, 1921

Date Of Death: May 2, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Brazilian

Paulo Freire was born on the 19th of September, 1921. He was known for being a Philosopher. Brazilian philosopher who was instrumental in the development of the pedagogy field in the twentieth century. His book, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, became one of the most important texts in the critical pedagogy movement.

Paulo Freire was born in Brazil. He attended the University of Recife where he studied law and philosophy. Folling a military coup in Brazil in 1964, he was imprisoned for treason and was later exiled to Bolivia.

Paulo Freire was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Paulo Freire was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Paulo Freire is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Paulo Freire’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Paulo Freire’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Paulo Freire was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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REAL NAME: Paulo Freire
RELIGION: Roman Catholic



Zodiac Sign: Paulo Freire was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Paulo Freire was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Paulo Freire had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Paulo Freire’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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