Júlio Dantas

Júlio Dantas, GCC (1876 in Lagos – 1962 in Lisboa) was a Portuguese doctor, poet, journalist, politician, diplomat and dramatist.

Júlio Dantas
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Born(1876-05-19)May 19, 1876
Lagos, Portugal
DiedMay 25, 1962(1962-05-25) (aged 86)
Lisbon, Portugal
OccupationDoctor, poet, journalist, politician, diplomat and dramatist
Literary movementRomantism, Academism
Notable works'A Ceia dos Cardeais


Júlio Dantas GCC • GOSE • GCSE (Lagos, 19 May 1876 — Lisboa, 25 May 1962 (86 years)) was a prominent Portuguese writer, doctor, politician and a diplomat. Being a prolific writer, he cultivated various literary genres, from poetry to novels and journalism, becoming best known as a playwright.