João Cleófas Martins
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|João Cleófas Martins|
August 28, 1901|
São Vicente, Cape Verde
|Died||27 August 1970
Mindelo, São Vicente, Cape Verde
João Cleofas Martins, his nickname Djunga Fotógrafo (28 August 1901 in the island of São Vicente-27 August 1970 in Mindelo, São Vicente) was a Cape Verdean photographer and author.
He had taken pictures mainly around the island, one of the most important photos was Lajinha taken in 1938.
He died on August 27, 1970, just a day before his 70th birthday.
A street named after the writer is located north of Mindelo slightly northeast of the city center.
- Vai-te Treinando desde Já, a theatrical piece, written in 1960, written about the problems of Portuguese colonial rule
- Nhô Djunga (in Portuguese)
- Photo of Lajinha in 1938 by João Cleófas Martins at Saial (in Portuguese)
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