José de Alencar, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


José de Alencar

Brazilian writer

Date of Birth: 01-May-1829

Place of Birth: Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil

Date of Death: 12-Dec-1877

Profession: writer, lawyer, politician, journalist, literary critic

Nationality: Brazil

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About José de Alencar

  • José Martiniano de Alencar (May 1, 1829 – December 12, 1877) was a Brazilian lawyer, politician, orator, novelist and dramatist.
  • He is considered to be one of the most famous and influential Brazilian Romantic novelists of the 19th century, and a major exponent of the literary tradition known as "Indianism".
  • Sometimes he signed his works with the pen name Erasmo. He was patron of the 23rd chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.

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