Antonio Lobo Antunes

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Birthday
1, 1942
Birthplace
Portugal
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
1, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
Portugal

About

Portuguese author and doctor whose first novel, Elephant's Memory, brought him much acclaim. His other literary works include Fado Alexandrino and Eu Hei-de Amar uma Pedra (I Shall Love a Stone).

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Lisbon's medical school with a concentration in psychiatry, he served in the Portuguese Army during the Portuguese Colonial War.

Trivia

Many of his novels are set during the Angolan War for Independence.

Family Life

He married his third wife, Cristina Ferreira de Almeida, in 2010. His first two marriages produced three children.

Associated With

His literary style was influenced by that of William Faulkner.