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Castilho, Antonio Feliciano de

Born: 1800 AD
Died: 1875 AD
Nationality: Portuguese
Categories: Poets

1800 – He was born on the 28th of January in Lisbon.

         – He became a classical scholar and at the age of 16 published a series of poems, translations, and pedagogical works.

1837 – Castilho gained recognition and became a literary figure in Lisbon.

1838 – He began to collaborate with Almeida Garrett, the leading Portuguese Romantic poet, in the revival of national theatre.

         – His romantic narratives of the lives of Portuguese medieval heroes, Quadros Históricos de Portugal, were begun in 1838.

1842 – He took charge of the Revista Universal Lisbonense, a major cultural review.

1875 – He died on the 18th of June in Lisbon.