Jorge P. Forjaz is an historian and
published author whose works focus primarily on the genealogies of Macanese families, most
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 author.
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 in 1996.
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