Alexandre Herculano de Carvalho e Araújo was a Portuguese novelist and historian.
|Born:||Alexandre Herculano de Carvalho e Araújo, March 28, 1810, Lisbon, Portugal|
|Died:||September 13, 1877, Santarém, Portugal|
|Occupation:||Novel writer, poet, journalist, historian, politician|
|Genre:||Historical novel, Romantic poetry|
|Notable works:||Eurico, o Presbítero, O Monge de Cister, História de Portugal de Alexandre Herculano, História da Origem e Estabelecimento da Inquisição em Portugal|
About Alexandre Herculano
Historian and writer who published the first Portuguese historical novel, Eurico the Presbyter, in 1844. His other works of historical fiction include The Monastic and The Fool.
He established a publication called Panorama in 1837. While working as a librarian, he published his first poetry collection, A Voz de Propheta.
He wrote novels with the goal of creating a history lesson for his readers.
He married Mariana Herminia de Meirain 1866. The couple had no children.
He and Frederick Jackson Turner were fellow historians.
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