Is Jose Saramago still alive?

Is Jose Saramago still alive?

Deceased (1922–2010)
José Saramago/Living or Deceased

Where is Jose Saramago from?

Azinhaga, Portugal
José Saramago/Place of birth

José Saramago, (born November 16, 1922, Azinhaga, Portugal—died June 18, 2010, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain), Portuguese novelist and man of letters who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1998.

What book did Jose Saramago win the Nobel Prize for?

José Saramago

José Saramago GColSE
Notable works Baltasar and Blimunda (1982) The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis (1984) The Gospel According to Jesus Christ (1991) Blindness (1995) All the Names (1997) The Double (2002) Death with Interruptions (2005)
Notable awards Camões Prize (1995) Nobel Prize in Literature (1998)

When was Jose Saramago born?

November 16, 1922
José Saramago/Date of birth
José Saramago was born on 16th November 1922 in Azinhaga, a village in the province of Ribatejo that was as humble as his own family. Although he grew up in a house without books, he soon fell in love with them.

Where should I start with Jose Saramago?

10 José Saramago Books to Help You See the World From New Perspectives

  • The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis. By José Saramago.
  • Baltasar and Blimunda. By José Saramago.
  • The Cave. By José Saramago.
  • The History of the Siege of Lisbon. By José Saramago.
  • The Stone Raft.
  • The Double.
  • All the Names.
  • Death with Interruptions.

How do you pronounce Jose Saramago?

josé sara·m·a·go.

How old was Jose Saramago when he died?

In order to inspire young budding writers, the biennial Premio Literario Jose Saramago (or Jose Saramago Literary Prize) was started in 1999. He died on June 18, 2010, after suffering from leukemia, at the age of 87.

Where does Jose de Sousa Saramago live now?

José de Sousa Saramago is a Portuguese writer, journalist and playwright. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1998. He currently lives in the Canary islands. José Saramago was born in Azinhaga, a small village north-east of Lisbon in 1922.

Who is the founder of the Jose Saramago Foundation?

The José Saramago Foundation. The José Saramago Foundation was founded by José Saramago in June 2007, with the aim to defend and spread the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the promotion of culture in Portugal just like in all the countries, and protection of the environment. The José Saramago Foundation is located in…

What kind of books did Jose Saramago write?

However, it was his 1982 novel ‘Baltasar and Blimunda’ that brought him international acclaim and catapulted his career. He went to publish a number of successful works, such as ‘The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis’ (1984), ‘The Stone Raft’ (1986), and ‘The History of the Siege of Lisbon’ (1989).