Where Was Carlos Gracie Born and Raised?

Carlos Gracie (September 14, 1902 – October 7, 1994) along with his younger brother Hélio Gracie, and fellow students Luis Franca and Oswaldo Fadda are credited with being the primary developer of modern Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is primarily based on knowledge from Mitsuyo Maeda, widely considered to be the martial-arts patriarch of the Gracie Family. Carlos Gracie acquired his knowledge of Jiu-Jitsu by studying in Belem under Maeda and his students. As he taught the techniques to his brothers, he created a martial arts family with Hélio and with other members of the Gracie family who provided key contributions to the style.


Carlos Gracie Birthplace

Birth Country:

Carlos is originally from Brazil.

Hometown:

Belem, Para, Brazil.

Where did Carlos Gracie die?

Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Carlos Gracie died on October 7, 1994 in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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