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List of notable or famous poets from Brazil, with bios and photos, including the top poets born in Brazil and even some popular poets who immigrated to Brazil. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Brazilian poets then this list is the perfect resource for you. These poets are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known poet from Brazil is included when available.

List people range from Chico Buarque to Vinicius de Moraes.

This historic poets from Brazil list can help answer the questions "Who are some Brazilian poets of note?" and "Who are the most famous poets from Brazil?" These prominent poets of Brazil may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Brazilian poets.

Use this list of renowned Brazilian poets to discover some new poets that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (23 items)
Adolfo Caminha is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Poets from Brazil
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Adolfo Ferreira Caminha was a Brazilian Naturalist novelist, famous for his polemical novel Bom-Crioulo, which deals with homosexuality. ...more

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Age: Died at 30 (1867-1897)

Birthplace: Aracati, Brazil

Profession: Poet, Writer

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Alphonsus de Guimaraens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Poets from Brazil
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Afonso Henrique da Costa Guimarães, known as Alphonsus de Guimaraens, was a Brazilian poet. The poetry of Alphonsus de Guimaraes is substantially mystical and involved with Catholicism. His sonets display a classical structure, and are profoundly religious. They become increasingly sensitive as he ...more

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Age: Died at 51 (1870-1921)

Birthplace: Ouro Preto, Brazil

Profession: Poet, Writer

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Alvarenga Peixoto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Poets from Brazil
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Inácio José de Alvarenga Peixoto was a Colonial Brazilian Neoclassic poet and lawyer. He wrote under the pen name Eureste Fenício. It is attributed to him the design of the flag of Minas Gerais. ...more

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Age: Died at 48 (1744-1792)

Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Profession: Poet, Writer, Lawyer

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Álvares de Azevedo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Poets from Brazil
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Manuel Antônio Álvares de Azevedo, affectionately called "Maneco" by his close friends, relatives and admirers, was a Brazilian Romantic poet, short story writer, playwright and essayist, considered to be one of the major exponents of Ultra-Romanticism and Gothic literature in Brazil. His works, ...more

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Age: Died at 21 (1831-1852)

Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil

Profession: Poet, Essayist, Writer, Lawyer, Playwright

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