Luís de Camões

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Luís de Camões
Camões, por Fernão Gomes.jpg
Portrait by Fernão Gomes, c. 1577
BornLuís Vaz de Camões
Contança(?), Kinrick o Portugal
Dee'd(1580-06-10)10 Juin 1580 (aged 55-56)
Lisbon, Kinrick o Portugal
Alma materVarsity o Coimbra
Leeterar muivementClassicism
Notable warksThe Lusiads
RelativesCamões Faimily

Luís Vaz de Camões (Portuguese pronunciation: [luˈiʒ ˈvaʒ dɨ kaˈmõjʃ]; sometimes rendered in Scots as Camoens or Camoëns (e.g. by Byron in Inglis Bards an Scotch Reviewers), /ˈkæm ˌənz/; c. 1524 – 10 Juin 1580), is considered Portugal's an the Portuguese leid's greatest poet.