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List of notable or famous poets from Portugal, with bios and photos, including the top poets born in Portugal and even some popular poets who immigrated to Portugal. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Portuguese 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 Portugal is included when available.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including Fernando Pessoa and Júlio Dantas.

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

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Alberto de Lacerda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Poets from Portugal
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Alberto Correia de Lacerda was a Portuguese poet and BBC Radio Presenter. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 79 (1928-2007)

Birthplace: Mozambique

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Almeida Garrett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Poets from Portugal
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João Baptista da Silva Leitão de Almeida Garrett, Viscount of Almeida Garrett was a Portuguese poet, playwright, novelist and politician. He is considered to be the introducer of the Romantic movement in Portugal. He is regarded as one of history's greatest Romanticists and a true revolutionary and humanist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 55 (1799-1854)

Birthplace: Porto, Portugal

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Antero de Quental is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Poets from Portugal
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Antero Tarquínio de Quental, was a Portuguese poet, philosopher and writer, whose works became a milestone in the Portuguese language, alongside those of Camões and Bocage. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 49 (1842-1891)

Birthplace: Ponta Delgada, Portugal

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Antonio Correia de Oliveira is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Poets from Portugal
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António Correia de Oliveira was a Portuguese poet. According to the Nomination Database for the Nobel Prize in Literature he was nominated 15 times without being awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 82 (1878-1960)

Birthplace: São Pedro do Sul Municipality, Portugal, Portugal

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