Manuel Antônio de Almeida





Manuel Antônio de Almeida

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born
in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
November 18, 1831

died
November 28, 1861

gender
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Manuel Antônio de Almeida (November 17, 1831 — November 28, 1861) was a Brazilian writer, medician and teacher. He is famous for the book Memórias de um Sargento de Milícias, written under the pen name Um Brasileiro (English: A Brazilian). He is the patron of the 28th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.

de Almeida was born in Rio de Janeiro, to lieutenant Antônio de Almeida and Josefina Maria de Almeida. Few things are known about his years of primary studies — although he entered at the Medicine course in 1849, graduating in 1855. Financial difficulties inspired him to dedicate himself to the literature and to the journalism. His magnum opus, Memórias de um Sargento de Milícias, was initially published in serial form during the years...more


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“Dizem todos, e os poetas juram e tresjuram, que o verdadeiro amor é o primeiro: temos estudado a matéria, e acreditamos hoje que não há que fiar em poetas: chegamos por nossas investigações à conclusão de que o verdadeiro amor, ou são todos ou é um só, e neste caso não é o primeiro, é o último. O último é que é o verdadeiro, porque é o único que não muda.”
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