Júlio Dinis

Júlio Diniz (1839-1871), the pseudonym of Joaquim Guilherme Gomes Coelho, was a doctor and writer, one of Portugal’s most important writers of romantic fiction. His work was based on a profound analysis of bourgeois society in the second half of the 19th century. One of Júlio Diniz´ most striking works is “As Pupilas do Senhor Rector”.

Date of birth: November 14, 1839