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Manoel Buarque de Macedo (1837-1881)
1882 Obituary 
. . . He then visited France, and was for a short time a pupil in the Ecole des Ponts et Chaushes. Next he was for two years engaged in various departments connected with the Belgian State railways, and received in 1859, from the University of Berlin, the diploma of Doctor of Political and Administrative Sciences.
In 1860 he was appointed fiscal engineer of the Recife and S. Francisco railway, . .