Constantine P. Cavafy

Poet, Author

1863 – 1933

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Who was Constantine P. Cavafy?

Constantine P. Cavafy was a Greek poet who lived in Alexandria and worked as a journalist and civil servant. He published 154 poems; dozens more remained incomplete or in sketch form. His most important poetry was written after his fortieth birthday.

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Born
Apr 29, 1863
Alexandria
Also known as
  • Constantine Cavafy
  • Konstantin
  • Konstantinos Petrou Kavafis
  • Κωνσταντίνος Π. Καβάφης
  • Kavaphes
  • Konstantinos Kavafis
  • Κωνσταντίνος Καβάφης
Parents
Ethnicity
  • Greeks in Egypt
  • Greeks
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Lived in
  • Alexandria
Died
Apr 29, 1933
Alexandria

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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