Afonso Arinos

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Afonso Arinos de Melo Franco
Born Afonso Arinos
(1868-05-01)May 1, 1868
Paracatu - Minas Gerais
Died February 19, 1916(1916-02-19) (aged 47)
Pen name Olívio Barros
Nationality Brazil

Afonso Arinos was a Brazilian writer.

In the 19th century, Afonso Arinos de Melo Franco was recognized as one of the most influential intellectuals of his time. His work is part of Brazil's most prestigious literature and contains a strong message of social criticism.


  • Os jagunços (1897)
  • Pelo sertão (1898)

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