1945 - Birth
Edir Macedo was born in the small town of Rio das Flores – Rio de Janeiro. He was the fourth child of Henry Bezerra and Eugenia de Macedo Bezerra, better known as Mrs. Geninha. In total, this warrior mother had 33 pregnancies, but only seven children survived.
“All of us were raised strictly, under the harsh rule of our father. Discipline was a sacred rule at home. My mother was the protector of the home, the woman who raised us with love and such great zeal, that even as teenagers, we wouldn’t rebel.”