Alves Redol

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Birthday
29, 1911
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Nov 29, 1969 (57)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1911
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Nov 29, 1969 (57)

About

Prominent Portuguese neorealist author and journalist whose best-known novels include Gaibeus, Mares, and Fanga. He is perhaps most famous for his 1962 work, Barranco de Cegos.

Before Fame

He started writing articles for his town's local newspaper when he was just fifteen years old.

Trivia

He was arrested in 1944 for his membership in the Portuguese Communist Party.

Family Life

He married Maria dos Santos Mota in 1936. His son, Antonio, was born in 1943.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as writer Jose Saramago.