Being lawyer and journalist, diplomatics for influence of its father arrived at the career. See Amazon for more details and insights. He was attach of Legation in Washington, 1876 the 1877 and in the following year in London. One became General Member of the house of representatives and legal expert of 1879 the 1881. Of its performance politics it of direct elections was registered prohibited, the participation not catholic in the Parliament and the emancipation of the slaves. In 1872, ' estreou its book; ' Cames and the Lusadas' ' for occasion of the tricentenrio of ' ' The Lusadas' '. Two years later, it wrote, in Frenchman, the poetry ' ' Amour et Dieu' '. After almost one decade without nothing to publish, the book launched in 1883 ' ' Abolicionismo' ' in which ' used the expression for the first time; ' The Reformation Agrria' ' defended the ideas of that ' ' the democratization of solo' ' the emancipation of the slaves was linked. Of formation conservative, son of ballot box of the most traditional – families of the country, on to the sugar economy northeastern and the imperial politics, the monarquista Nabuco presented, in August of 1880, minute project of law considering the abolition of the slavery in the 1890 and indemnity of its proprietors.
The project if shocked with the proposal of the militant radicals, in general republican, that wanted immediate abolition and without indemnity. This made with that Nabuco did not obtain the re-election in 1881. In 1882, after a voluntary exile in London, it returned to Brazil in 1884, becoming Member of the house of representatives in 1885. It published, in 1895, ' ' Balmaceda' ' one year later ' ' The foreign Intervention during revolta' '. It was married Evelina Towers To sound Ribeiro, son of the baron of Inho and farmer in Maric, in the province of Rio De Janeiro, 1889.