Francisco de Paula Ney

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Francisco de Paula Ney
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A photograph depicting Ney
Born (1858-02-02)2 February 1858
Aracati, Ceará, Brazil
Died 13 November 1897(1897-11-13) (aged 39)
Rio de Janeiro City, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Occupation Poet, journalist
Nationality Brazilian
Literary movement Parnassianism

Francisco de Paula Ney (February 2, 1858 – November 13, 1897) was a Brazilian poet and journalist. A pre-eminent figure of the bohemian Rio de Janeiro of the Belle Époque, he was a friend of Coelho Neto, Aluísio Azevedo and Olavo Bilac. He was a poet famous for writing anonymous satires and jokes for the journals where he worked.

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