Almeida Garrett

Novelist, Author

1799 – 1854

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Who was Almeida Garrett?

João Baptista da Silva Leitão de Almeida Garrett, Viscount of Almeida Garrett was a Portuguese poet, playwright, novelist and politician. He is considered to be the introducer of the Romanticism in Portugal. He is regarded as one of history's greatest romantics and a true revolutionary and humanist.

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Born
Feb 4, 1799
Porto
Also known as
  • João Baptista da Silva Leitão de Almeida Garrett
  • Алмейда Гаррет, Жуан Батиста де
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Portugal
Profession
Education
  • University of Coimbra
    Law
    (1816 - 1821)
Lived in
  • England
    (1823 - )
  • France
    (1831 - )
  • Lisbon
    (1826 - 1828)
  • England
    (1828 - 1831)
  • France
    ( - 1826)
Died
Dec 9, 1854
Lisbon
Resting place
Jerónimos Monastery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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