Place of Birth: Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
Date of Birth: 13 May, 1991
*father – Polish
*mother – Brazilian [Portuguese, small amount of German, possibly other]
Francisco Lachowski is a Brazilian fashion model. He has modeled in ads for L’Oréal, H&M, Dior Homme, Balmain, Hugo Boss, Etro, Armani Exchange, and Tommy Hilfiger.
Francisco was born in Curitiba, Brazil, a southern Brazilian city where many of the residents have a European background. The main ethnic groups include Portuguese, German, Italian, Polish, and other Eastern Europeans. He is the son of Maria Costa Lachowski and Roberto Lachowski. Francisco is married to French-Canadian model Jessiann Gravel Beland, with whom he has two children.
Francisco is a first cousin, once removed, of Brazilian composer Henrique de Curitiba (born Zbigniew Henrique Morozowicz). Francisco’s grandfather Ladislau and Henrique’s mother Wanda were siblings.
Francisco’s paternal grandfather was Ladislau Lachowski (the son of Franciszek “Francisco” Lachowski and Paulina Smolka). Ladislau was born in Paraná. Franciszek was born in Poland, the son of Józef Lachowski and Anna. Paulina was born in Paraná, to Polish parents, Christek “Christiano” Smolka, who was from Chróścice, Opole, and Marianne/Maria Makiolka.
Francisco’s paternal grandmother was Wanda Nieweglowski/Nieveglowski (the daughter of Stanislaw “Estanislau/Stanislau” Nieweglowski/Nieveglowski and Maria Gozdienwzka/Gozdsejeski). Wanda was born in Paraná, to Polish parents. Stanislaw was the son of João Nieweglowski and Inêz/Inês. Maria was the daughter of Vicente Gozdsejeski and Francisca.
Francisco’s maternal grandfather is named Silvio Costa.
Francisco’s maternal grandmother was Maria Dominga de Souza (the daughter of Bernardino Manoel de Souza and Maria Joana/Ana de Jesus). Francisco’s grandmother Maria was born in Santa Catarina. Bernardino was born in Santa Catarina, the son of Manoel Joaquim de Souza and Ana Isabel da Conceição. Francisco’s great-grandmother Maria was born in Santa Catarina, the daughter of Anastácio Custódio de Oliveira and Ana Alexandrina de Jesus.
Genealogy of Francisco’s father – https://www.myheritage.com.br
Marriage record of Francisco’s paternal grandparents, Ladislau Lachowski and Wanda Nieweglowski/Nieveglowski – https://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Francisco’s paternal grandfather, Ladislau Lachowski – https://www.familysearch.org
Information on Francisco’s paternal great-grandfather, Franciszek “Francisco” Lachowski (in Polish) – https://histmag.org
Marriage record of Francisco’s paternal great-grandparents, Stanislaw “Estanislau/Stanislau” Nieweglowski/Nieveglowski and Maria Gozdienwzka/Godzsejeski – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Francisco’s maternal great-grandparents, Bernardino Manoel de Souza and Maria Joana/Ana de Jesus – https://www.familysearch.org