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Vergílio Ferreira

Vergílio Ferreira (1916-1996), Portuguese novelist and essayist, was born in Melo (Gouveia). In 1916 he studied at the Fundão Seminary, graduated in Classical Philology at the University of Coimbra and performed educational functions in Secondary Education. He was acclaimed in the field of fictional prose, as one of the greatest Portuguese novelists of the century. Magnum opus: Appearance

Date of Birth: January 28, 1916