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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.

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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 on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 30 (1867-1897)

Birthplace: Aracati, Brazil

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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 explores the meaning of death, of the impossible love, of solitude and of his inadequacy regarding the world. However, the mystical tone marks in his works a feeling of acceptance and of resignation towards life, suffering and pain. Another characteristic aspect of his work ids the use of spirituality in relation to the feminine figure, which is considered to be an angel, or a celestial being. As a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 51 (1870-1921)

Birthplace: Ouro Preto, Brazil

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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 on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 48 (1744-1792)

Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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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, heavily influenced by Musset, Chateaubriand, Goethe and above all Byron, were all published posthumously due to his premature death with only 20 years old, and acquired a strong cult following as years went by, particularly among youths of the goth subculture. He is the patron of the second chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters, and of the ninth chair of the Paulista Academy of Letters. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 21 (1831-1852)

Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil

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