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João Batista de Almeida Garrett

João Batista de Almeida GarrettAKA João Baptista da Silva Leitão de Almeida

Born: 4-Feb-1799
Birthplace: Porto, Portugal
Died: 9-Dec-1854
Location of death: Lisbon, Portugal
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright, Poet, Novelist

Nationality: Portugal
Executive summary: Frei Luís da Sousa

Father: António Bernardo da Silva Garrett
Mother: Ana Augusta de Almeida Leitão
Wife: Luísa Midosi (a fourteen-year-old girl, div. 1834)
Wife: Adelaide Pastor (m. 1841)

    University: University of Coimbra (1820)

Author of books:
Camões (1825, poetry)
Dona Branca (1826, poetry)
Romanceiro (1843–51, poetry, 3 vols.)
O Arco de Sant'Ana (1845–50, novel, 2 vols.)
Viagens na Minha Terra (1846, travelogue)
Folhas Caídas (1853, poetry)

Wrote plays:
Um Auto de Gil Vicente (1838)
O Alfageme de Santarém (1841)
Frei Luís de Sousa (1843)



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