Soeiro Pereira Gomes

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Birthday
14, 1909
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Dec 5, 1949 (40)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
14, 1909
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Dec 5, 1949 (40)

About

Portuguese neo-realist writer whose novels reveal social inequalities and criticize social structures. His best-known works of social criticism include Esteiros and Engrenagem.

Before Fame

He studied agriculture in Coimbra. He published his first major work, Esteiros, in 1941.

Trivia

He was a militant Communist. His name was even given to the building that housed the Portuguese Communist Party's headquarters.

Family Life

He was the son of farmers, and he spent his childhood in Portugal's Porto District.

Associated With

He and Angela Davis were fellow Communists.

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