[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Fernando de Noronha´s human occupation has oscillated in quantity and cultural diversity during the last five hundred years.
The official date of Fernando de Noronha´s discovery is August 10, 1503 when one of the ships of the 2nd Explorer Expeditions was wrecked. Americo Vespucci described the episode.
In 1988 the Archipelago was annexed again to the state of Pernambuco, in the category of State District, contrary to the will of Noronha’s population, which under the command of Governor Fernando César Mesquita, who made every effort for Fernando de Noronha to continue belonging to the Federal Government, but he did not achieve it.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]