Eugénio de Castro

Eugénio de Castro e Almeida (March 4, 1869 in Coimbra, Portugal – August 17, 1944) was a Portuguese writer and a poet. He was a professor at the Faculty of Letters at the University of Coimbra and attended Escola Normal Superior in the same university.

Eugénio de Castro.
Portrait by Félix Vallotton (1895).

His contribution in poetry was divided in two sections, the first one was symbolic and that the author used new rhymes, metric (Alexandrine verses) and richer vocabulary. The author also written about Ancient classics.