Writers Famous Authors from Angola

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List of the most popular authors from Angola, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Angolan authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Angolan writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

List includes Óscar Ribas, Francisco Santos and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Angola?" and "Who are the best Angolan authors?"

For further information on these historic Angolan authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Angolan authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.

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Francisco Santos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Angola
Francisco José Ribeiro Lopes dos Santos, known mainly as Francisco Santos is an Angolan/Portuguese multi-talent artist with many names and faces. As Francisco Lopes Santos he is likely to ...more

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José Luandino Vieira is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Angola
Luuanda, The loves of João Vêncio, The real life of Domingos Xavier José Luandino Vieira is an Angolan writer of short fiction and novels. Vieira was born in Lagoa de Furadouro, Ourém, Portugal and was Portuguese by birth and ethnicity, but his ...more

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Agostinho Neto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Angola
Sacred hope, On literature and national culture António Agostinho Neto served as the first President of Angola, after having led the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola in the war for independence. Until his death, he led the ...more

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Pepetela is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Angola
Pepetela cão e os caluandas, A geração da Utopia, A revolta da casa dos ídolos Artur Carlos Maurício Pestana dos Santos is a major Angolan writer of fiction. He writes under the name Pepetela. A white Angolan, Pepetela was born in Benguela, Portuguese Angola, and ...more

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Américo Boavida is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Angola
Angola: five centuries of Portuguese exploitation Américo Alberto de Barros e Assis Boavida, generally known as Dr. Américo Boavida, was an Angolan physician active in his country's nationalist movement. Also known as Ngola ...more

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Alda Lara is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Angola
Alda Lara Alda Ferreira Pires Barreto de Lara Albuquerque, known as Alda Lara was a Portuguese language Angolan poet. Alda Lara attended Coimbra and Lisbon Universities. Her husband, the writer Orlando ...more

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Óscar Ribas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Angola
Óscar Ribas Oscar Bento Ribas was an Angolan writer. Ribas was born in Luanda, the son of Arnaldo Gonçalves Ribas and Maria de Conceição Bento Faria. His first publications were two ...more

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Cremilda de Lima is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Angola
Cremilda de Lima is a writer.

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Arlindo Barbeitos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Angola
Arlindo do Carmo Pires Barbeitos is an Angolan poet. Barbeitos studied from 1965 to 1969 in West Germany, then returned to Angola to teach at bases of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of ...more