António Gomes Leal

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António Duarte Gomes Leal
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Born(1848-06-06)June 6, 1848
Lisbon, Portugal
DiedJanuary 29, 1921(1921-01-29) (aged 72)
GenreRomance, religion
SubjectWomen, death, travel, misery

António Gomes Leal was a Portuguese poet.[1]

Life and work[edit]

Leal was born in square Rossio, parish of Pena in Lisbon. He was the son of João António Gomes Leal (d. 1876), a customs officer, and Henrietta Fernandina Monteiro Alves Cabral Leal.

Leal studied literature, but did not complete his studies and became a notary clerk of Lisbon. During his youth took pose poet Bohemian,& Satanism, but with the death of his mother in 1910, he fell in the poverty and converted to Catholicism.[2]


  1. ^ Teresa Soares Correia. "Gomes Leal". Centro Virtual Camões (in Portuguese). Instituto Camões. Retrieved 2012-02-08.
  2. ^ {Encyclopedia Larrousse (vol. 11)} ISBN 978-972-759-931-8

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