History of Itaquaquecetuba

The origin of the city dates back to Itaquaquecetuba of the twelve villages founded by the Jesuit priest José de Anchieta , in his long stay in Brazil . Its creation is due to the then president of the province, Bernardo José Pinto Peixoto Hawk , with the name of Our Lady of Help village in September 7, 1560, and established on the edge of the Tietê River , to catechize guaianases.  

In the decades of 10 and 20 of the seventeenth century , however, the village was almost