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Camilo Castelo Branco

Camilo Castelo Branco (1825-1890) was one of the greatest Portuguese writers of the 19th century with "Amor de Perdição” being his most important work. His passionate works make this writer the most significant representative of Ultra Romanticism in Portugal. He was one of the first Portuguese writers to live exclusively from his writing. He received the title of Viscount from the King of Portugal, D. Luís I.

Date of Birth: March 16, 1825