Real Name

Cristino da Silva Gomes Cleto


August 10, 1907


May 25, 1940

Corisco was the nickname of the bandit Cristino da Silva Gomes Cleto (August 10, 1907, White Water - Alagoas, May 25, 1940, Jeremoabo - Bahia). He was married Sérgia Ribeiro da Silva, nicknamed "Dada". Corisco was also known as Devil Bay. In 1924, Corisco was convened by the Brazilian Army for military service. In a street fight Corisco killed a man in 1926, and made ​​the decision to ally with the outlaw's gang Virgulino Ferreira da Silva, nicknamed Lampião. Corisco was known for her beauty, her athletic physique and long hair left him with a nice appearance, besides physical strength too great for these reasons was nicknamed "Diabo Louro" (Devil Bay) when he joined the band of Lampião.


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