Guerra Junqueiro

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Birthday
17, 1850
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Jul 7, 1923 (72)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
17, 1850
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Jul 7, 1923 (72)

About

Portuguese politician and poet whose satirical works were influential in the period leading up to the Portuguese Revolution. His publications include Os Simples, Contos para a Infancia, and O Melro.

Before Fame

He studied law at the University of Coimbra, graduating in 1873.

Trivia

He served in the Portuguese House of Representatives in the years before the formation of the Portuguese First Republic.

Family Life

His mother died when he was a young boy, and he was raised by his farmer father. Junqueiro married in 1880 and had two children.

Associated With

He and James Wright were fellow poets.