Portuguese author and poet who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1998. His best-known functions are the Gospel Relating to Jesus Christ (1991) and Blindness (1995). He went to technical college and briefly worked well as an automobile mechanic before getting an associate editor for the Portuguese newspapers, Diario de Noticias. He released his first function, Terra perform Pecado (Property of Sin), in 1947. His book, The Clairvoyant, was posthumously released in 2011. He was created to a peasant family members in Azinhaga, Portugal. He and his wife, Pilar del Rio, experienced a child. He and Antonio Lobo Antunes are both popular Portuguese authors.