Florbela Espanca - Vila Viçosa, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mãozinhas
N 38° 46.870 W 007° 24.940
29S E 637615 N 4293684
Quick Description: Final resting place of Florbela Espanca, a very famous portuguese poet.
Location: Évora, Portugal
Date Posted: 11/7/2011 4:38:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMD208
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rangerroad
Views: 6

Long Description:
Florbela Espanca was born in December 8, 1894. Her first known poem was writen at the age of nine.

She was a precursor of the feminist movement in Portugal. Although the success of her books, she suffered from a mental illness. She tried to kill herself at least twice.

The vast majority of her poems are about love. She was one of the most important portuguese female writers of all times. Her most known book is "Charneca em Flor" (Heath in Bloom).

She died with a pulmonary edema, in December 8, 1930, exactly 36 years after her birth.
Description:
She was a precursor of the feminist movement in Portugal and one of the most important portuguese female writers.


Date of birth: 12/8/1894

Date of death: 12/8/1930

Area of notoriety: Literature

Marker Type: Headstone

Setting: Outdoor

Fee required?: No

Visiting Hours/Restrictions: Not listed

Web site: Not listed

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