Henrique Abranches

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Henrique (or Enrique) Abranches (September 29, 1932 – August 8, 2004[1]) was an Angolan writer and anthropologist born in Lisbon, Portugal.[2] He came to Angola in 1947 that acquired citizenship. Pepetela founded in Algiers with the Angolan Studies Center where they worked in the writing of a handbook of history of Angola. After independence, committed to cultural intervention. Exercise of executive positions (Director of Museums in Angola). He was a teacher in higher education, besides being a poet and fiction writer, essayist and playwright.[3] He was also the Director of The National Museum of Slavery, Angola.

  • National Literature Award (1981) for Konkhava de Féti.
  • National Literature Award (1988) for O Clã de Novembrino