Jorge P. Forjaz is an historian and
published author whose works focus primarily on the genealogies of Macanese families,
Familias Macaenses, published in 1996. The
collection consists largely of research materials compiled by Forjaz and used in
Familias Macaenses. Records include correspondence between
Forjaz and numerous contributors who provided family histories, legal documents,
photographs, and memorabilia; the author’s typescript, and manuscript, both with
handwritten notes; extensive research records, notes and photographs compiled by the
Jorge P. Forjaz is an historian and published author whose works focus primarily on the
genealogies of Macanese families. Forjaz was born in the Aszores in 1944, and attended
the University of Lisbon where he earned a Doctorate in history. Forjaz served as the
Director of Cultural Affairs for the Azores, and Director of the Museu in Angra. Between
1989 and 1992, Forjaz served as General Secretary of the International Music Festival of
Macau. During this time he decided to research the genealogies of the Macanese. His
resulting exhaustive work, Familias Macaenses was published
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