1909 – He was born on the 7th of February in Fortaleza, Ceará, North East Brazil.
1964-1965 – He became Catholic archbishop of Olinda and Recife.
1973 – He was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).
1985 – He retired as archbishop.
– He was Awarded the Pacem in Terris Award.
1999 – Dom Hélder Pessoa Câmara died on the 27th of August in Recife.
– He is famous for stating, "When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a Communist."