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Luís de Camões

Luís de CamõesAKA Luís Vaz de Camões

Born: c. 1524
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 10-Jun-1580
Location of death: Lisbon, Portugal
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Jeronimos Monastery, Lisbon, Portugal

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: Portugal
Executive summary: Os Lusíadas

    University: University of Coimbra (unproven)

    Pardoned 1553 (for street brawling)
    Missing Eye (in Morocco)

Author of books:
Os Lusíadas (1572, poetry, "The Lusiads")
Rhythmas de Luís de Camões (1595, poetry, "Rimas")

Wrote plays:
Anfitriões (1587)
Filodemo (1587)
El Rei-Seleuco (1645, posthumous)

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