Portugal Food Guide by Leslie Wang - Map mapa da comida portuguesa

Portugal Food Guide by Leslie Wang - Mapa da Comida Portuguesa por Leslie Wang…

Aristides de Sousa Mendes (1885 - 1954) was a Portuguese diplomat, Consul of Portugal in Bordeaux in the year of the invasion of France by Nazi Germany in World War II. Sousa Mendes defied direct orders of Salazar, and granted 30 000 visas for entry in Portugal to refugees of all nationalities who wanted to flee France in 1940. He saved tens of thousands people of Holocaust and is therefore called "the Portuguese Schindler"  saving lives of people, of which about 10,000 were Jews.

Aristides de Sousa Mendes was a Portuguese Diplomat who ignored and defied the orders of his own government for the safety of war refugees fleeing from invading German military forces in the early years of World War II.

Divine Eça de Queirós, Portuguese writer with an canning hand about society and costumes. "Politicians and diapers need to be changed frequently.  For the same reason." His book "Cidade e as Serras" is, for me, huge!!!

Divine Eça de Queirós, Portuguese writer with an canning hand about society and costumes. "Politicians and diapers need to be changed frequently." His book "Cidade e as Serras" is, for me, huge!

Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro (21 March 1846 - 23 January 1905) was a Portuguese artist known for his illustration, caricatures, sculpture and ceramics designs, and is considered the first Portuguese comics creator.Still have today a factory with your name, which continues his work in Caldas da Rainha. Well worth a visit!

Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro March 1846 - 23 January was a Portuguese artist known for his illustration, caricatures, sculpture and ceramics designs, and is considered the first Portuguese comics creator.

Sangue e alma portuguesa, concerteza

800 YEARS OF THE PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE The 280 million Portuguese speakers around the world celebrate 800 years of their language today. The first official document in Portuguese was written on June 1214 for King Afonso II.

Camilo Ferreira Botelho Castelo Branco (1825 - 1890) was one of the most prolific writers of Portuguese literature and striking. Novelist, columnist, critic, playwright, historian, poet and translator, was also the first. Viscount de Correia Botelho, title granted by King D. Luís. His most important works were, Amor de Perdição, A Queda de um Anjo and The Crime do Padre Amaro.

Camilo Ferreira Botelho Castelo Branco - was one of the most prolific writers of Portuguese literature.

Mário de Sá-Carneiro (1890-1916) is closely related to his personal experience, that is, it shows his inadequacy to the world and the constant pursuit of his own self. This makes the poet immerse himself in his inner world and achieve self-destruction. Delirium and confusion of the senses, marks of his personality, define his egotism, a search to express the unconscious and the dispersion of the self in the world.

Mário de Sá-Carneiro is closely related to his personal experience…

Luís Vaz de Camões, (1524 - 1580) His mastery of verse has been compared to that of Shakespeare, Vondel, Homer, Virgil and Dante. He wrote a considerable amount of lyrical poetry and drama but is best remembered for his epic work Os Lusíadas (The Lusiads). His recollection of poetry The Parnasum of Luís de Camões was lost in his lifetime. The influence of his masterpiece "Os Lusíadas" in Portuguese is so profound that it is called the "language of Camões".

His mastery of of verse has been compared to Shakespeare. The influence of is masterpiece "Os Lusiadas" is so profund that Portuguese is called the "language of Camões"

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