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Johannes Augusto Heinrich Pages was an administrator and pioneer of publication work in Brazil.

Heinrich Christian Georg David Hort was the owner of the store where the first Adventist literature arrived in Brazil.

​Siegfried Hoyler, teacher and manager, was born on May 9, 1933, in the city of Campos dos Goytacazes, state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Henrique Carlos Kaercher was a typographer and founder of the Art Department of the Brazil Publishing House.

​Francisco Käfler was an Adventist pioneer in the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil.

​Born in Japan, Tossaku Kanada was a pastor, evangelist, and teacher in South America.

Emílio Keppke was a secretary and professor who served in Brazil for many years.

​Otto Keppke was a canvasser, treasurer, editor, and translator in Brazil.

​Naor Klein, a pastor and accountant, was born to Libório Klein and Eva Machado Klein on June 6, 1916, in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. He had two sisters: Neida Klein (Stoher) and Neusa Klein (Harder). In his childhood, the family acquired a farm in the city of Santo Amaro (that later became a part of São Paulo city) next to Brazil College (now UNASP-SP). He was raised by Adventist parents who were careful to guide their children to become workers in the Lord’s Church.

Paul Krämer has an historical importance for the SDA Church in Brazil due to his involvement in the early administration of the Curitiba International School, which was the first school founded by Adventists in Brazil. Despite the absence of biographical information about him, it is known that he was of German origin and was a Baptist pastor before becoming an Adventist. In Hamburg, he was a personal friend of Huldreich Graf, a pioneer pastor in the Brazilian territory. It was possibly by the invitation of Graf that Krämer moved to Brazil, where he settled in Curitiba in the state of Paraná, and there opened one of the most reputable pharmacies in the city.

Maria Kudzielicz was an Adventist nursing pioneer and first director of the Adventist nursing school in Brazil.

Siegfried Kümpel was a German pastor, accountant, and teacher in South America.

​Waldomiro Victor Kümpel was an influent member of the Adventist Church in Ijuí and the grandson of Adventist pioneers in Brazil. He was born on January 11, 1931 in Carazinho, state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, to João Kümpel (b. July 1, 1890 – d. October 10, 1958) and Martha Nowack Kümpel (b. April 11, 1894 – d. November 16, 1948).

​Rubens da Silva Lessa was a missionary, pastor, journalist, writer, and editor-in-chief of the Brazil Publishing House.

​Ceres Antunes Chagas de Lima, teacher, was born on May 15, 1922, in the city of Paranaguá in the state of Paraná, Brazil. She was the oldest daughter of João Antunes and teacher Maria Hercília de Azevedo Antunes who, shortly after her birth, moved to Ponta Grossa in the same state. There, her mother was introduced to the Adventist Church by a canvasser and was baptized in 1925. Therefore, Ceres began attending church at the age of three and grew up based on the principles taught by her mother, together with her siblings Vinicius and Circe. She was baptized at the age of 17 by Pr. Nelson Schwantes in the former temple of Saldanha Marinho Street in the city of Curitiba.