Pires, José Cardoso

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Pires, José Cardoso Gender: M
José Augusto Neves Cardoso Pires
born on 2 October 1925 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Lisbon, Portugal, 39n43, 8w04
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 08°56' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 14°45 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 16°42'


Portuguese writer, his works have been translated into more than 15 languages. One of his better- known books is "Signs of Fire" (1978) about the effects of the Spanish Civil War on Portugal. His first novel was "The Anchored Angel" in 1958. Ten years later he published "The Dauphin" which many critics considered his masterpiece. In 1991 he was awarded the Latin Union Prize for Literature and the coveted Fernando Pessoa prize, Portugal's most prestigious award.

He and his wife had two daughters. He suffered a stroke in 1995 but continued writing. In July 1998 he suffered another stroke which left him comatose until his death in Lisbon on October 26, 1998. He was 73.


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1958 (First book, "The Anchored Angel")
  • Work : Prize 1991 (Latin Union and Fernando Pessoa prizes)
  • Health : Medical diagnosis 1995 (Stroke)
  • Death by Disease 26 October 1998 (Of complications from stroke; age 73 in Lisbon)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1968 (His "masterpiece" entitled "The Dauphin")

Source Notes

Filipe Ferreira quotes birth certificate in hand


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (For literature)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Stroke
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two daughters)