Eduardo Portella was born on October 8, 1932, in Salvador, Bahia, and died on May 2, 2017, in Rio de Janeiro.
He was a Brazilian essayist, author, and Professor Emeritus.
He worked at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.
Portella authored thirty books and was President of UNESCO’s general conference.
He died of complications from pneumonia.
Eduardo Portella passed away at 84 years old.