Politics journalist and dramatist known for his realist style. He also offered as the Minister from the Navy and Abroad in Portugal. He examined at various establishments, like the Liceu Nacional in Lisbon, where he composed a thesis over the Spiritual School of thought of Egypt. He became associated with the Traditional Party, a intensifying group in Portugal in the 1870s. He wedded celebrity Emília dos Anjos plus they elevated one daughter jointly. He and Miroslav Krleza, both dramatists, are recognized for their theatrical efforts.