Jose Saramago

Jose Saramago bio

Birth Name: José de Sousa Saramago

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Portugal

Date Of Birth: November 16, 1922

Date Of Death: June 18, 2010

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Portuguese

Jose Saramago was born on the 16th of November, 1922. He was known for being a Poet. Portuguese author and poet who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1998. His best-known works include The Gospel According to Jesus Christ (1991) and Blindness (1995).

Jose Saramago was born in Portugal. He attended technical school and briefly worked as a car mechanic before becoming an assistant editor for the Portuguese newspaper, Diario de Noticias. He published his first work, Terra do Pecado (Land of Sin), in 1947. His novel, The Clairvoyant, was posthumously published in 2011.

Jose Saramago was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jose Saramago was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

José de Sousa Saramago is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Jose Saramago was born in the Year of the Dog.

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REAL NAME: José de Sousa Saramago
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Jose Saramago was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jose Saramago was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Jose Saramago had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Jose Saramago’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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