Luís de Camões

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Aliases: Luiz de Camoens

Life

Born: c. 1524

Died: 10 June 1580

Biography
Luís Vaz de Camões is considered Portugal's greatest poet. His mastery of verse has been compared to that of Shakespeare, Homer, Virgil, and Dante. He wrote a considerable amount of lyrical poetry (in Portuguese and in Spanish) and drama but is best remembered for his epic work Os Lusíadas.

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