Liceu Ludgero Lima
Liceu Ludgero Lima is a secondary school in Mindelo, Cape Verde. The school is named after Ludgero Lima, a former employee and fighter for Cape Verdean independence, who died in an aviation accident in March 1975.:62 Since 1968 it is housed in a building on Rua Jonas Wanon, in the neighbourhood Chã de Cemitério, southeast of the city centre, designed by the Portuguese architect Eurico Pinto Lopes.
|Liceu Ludgero Lima|
Rua Jonas Wanon
|Number of students||ca. 1,500|
The predecessor of the Liceu Ludgero Lima was the Liceu Nacional Infante Dom Henrique, which was opened on 19 November 1917. At first it was installed in the house of Senator Cruz, the current Centro Nacional de Artesanato e Design. In 1921 it was moved to the former military barracks in the city centre, the Liceu Velho. The school was closed in 1937, and reopened the same year as Liceu Gil Eanes.:53-54 The Liceu Gil Eanes moved to its current building in 1967. It was renamed Liceu Ludgero Lima in May 1975. As of 2018[update], the building and the furniture are in urgent need of rehabilitation.
Notable students and staffEdit
- Orlanda Amarílis, writer
- Amílcar Cabral, independence activist
- Raul Pires Ferreira Chaves, architect, teacher
- Abílio Duarte, independence activist and political leader
- Humberto Duarte Fonseca, scientist
- António Aurélio Gonçalves, writer
- Jotamont, singer (Jorge Fernandes Monteiro)
- Pedro Pires, later President of Cape Verde
- "São Vicente: Nos 51 anos do Liceu Ludgero Lima director nomeia degradação do edifício e do mobiliário escolar como "maior dificuldade"" (in Portuguese). Inforpress. 24 April 2018.
- Inventário dos recursos turísticos do município de S. Vicente, Direcção Geral do Turismo
- Brito Semedo (16 June 2017). "100 anos do Liceu em Cabo Verde" [100 Years of the Lyceum in Cape Verde] (in Portuguese). Esquina do Tempo.
- Milheiro, Ana Vaz (2008). "Liceu Nacional". Património de Influência Portuguesa — HPIP. Retrieved 2018-01-09.
- Araújo Pessôa, Valdenir. Literaturas Africanas de Expressão Portuguesa (in Portuguese). p. 105.
- Andrade Silva, Luiz. Crónicas da Terra Longe (in Portuguese). p. 322.
- Professores do Liceu Infante D. Henrique, Mindelo: 1930–1931 Photo at its Cultural Magazine