1930 - Was born on the 10th February in Amargosa, Bahia.
1950 - Started to learn capoeira with M Waldemar, encouraged by his friend from sports.
1970 - On 7th November his son, the future contra-mestre Beto, was born.
19?? - Worked as first sargeant in Pedra Preta (Castelo Branco), in the Lemos de Brito penitentiary (Mata Escura) and in prison (Santo Antônio).
1986 - Participated in GCAP's event with M Waldemar and M Zacarias (see below).