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Willi Paul Baranski, pastor and canvasser, was born February 16, 1908, in the city of Ulenhof, Germany, to an Adventist family.

Orlando Silveira Barreto, pastor, evangelist, and administrator, was born June 18, 1916, in the city of Alcântara, in the state of Maranhão, Brazil.

João Bechara, dental surgeon and missionary, was born on June 8, 1905, in the city of Santo Amaro, which today is a district of São Paulo city, Brazil.

José Bellesi Filho, pastor and administrator, was born February 12, 1921, in the city of Fernando Prestes, state of São Paulo, Brazil.

Guilherme Belz (Wilhelm, in German), one of the first converts to Adventism in Brazil, was born in 1835 in the province of Pomerania, currently belonging to Germany.

Rodolpho Wagner Belz was a pastor, evangelist, teacher, and church administrator.

Henrique Berg was a pastor, missionary, and administrator in South America.

Albert Berger, canvasser and missionary, was born in Gutenberg, Germany, on November 5, 1865.

Theophilo is considered one of the Seventh-day Adventist pioneers in the Brazilian states of Pernambuco and Bahia.

Adolpho Bergold, administrator, was born May 10, 1899, in the city of Indaial, state of Santa Catarina, Brazil.

​Edgard Ernesto Bergold, pastor and administrator, was born on October 19, 1932, in Taquara in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The son of Hugo Bergold and Maria Rocher Bergold, Edgard had two older siblings, Hary and Edith, and the youngest one, Lily Elsa.

Ernesto Alberto Bergold was one of the first Adventist missionaries to work with indigenous people in Brazil. He contributed also to the consolidation of the Brazil Food Factory.

Elzira Mendes Bernardes, a volunteer Bible instructor, was born January 1, 1928, in Veadinho do Porto, Riolândia, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.

José Cândido Bessa, filho, was a district pastor, ministerial secretary, department director, and evangelist.

​Leonid Bogdanow was a canvasser, pastor, and conference-level director in the South Brazil Union.

Walter Boger’s contribution had great significance for the Adventist Church in Brazil, and his performance in administrative positions was especially important to the Rio Grande do Sul and Paraná Conferences and to the Adventist radio program Voice of Prophecy. He also made a significant contribution to education as director of both UNASP campuses São Paulo and Engenheiro Coelho.

Ana Martha Bökenkamp, teacher and chef, was born in 1895 in the city of Bielefeld, Germany.

Geraldo Bökenkamp made an important contribution to the Seventh-day Adventist Church as an administrator of the Brazil Food Factory (Superbom), manager of the Global Food Services, and in the auditing department of the South American Division.

Carlos Magalhães Borda contributed to the Adventist Church as an administrator in educational institutions, union conferences, and in the Brazilian Publishing House.