Moura, Vasco da Graça

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Moura, Vasco da Graça Gender: M
Vasco Navarro da Graça Moura
born on 3 January 1942 at 11:15 (= 11:15 AM )
Place Porto, Portugal, 41n11, 8w36
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Ferreira
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 12°28' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 21°37 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 17°05'

Vasco da Graça Moura (2010)
photo: CSL - Cátedra David Mourão-Ferreira, license cc-by-3.0


Portuguese poet, and translator as well as politician and administrator for the arts. He has a degree in law but turned to writing as his career and is known primarily as a poet. However his body of work includes novels and essays. One of his best-known translations is that of Dante's Divine Comedy in 1995 for which he was awarded prizes and Shakespeare's Sonnets in 2002. In addition to his writing and translating, he has served as director of the Portuguese national publishing house and has held various positions in cultural organizations. A Social Democrat he has been a member of the European Parliament since 1999..

Link to Wikipedia biography (Portuguese)


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1995 (Award-winning translation of Dante's Divine Comedy)
  • Work : Gain social status 1999 (Became a member of the European Parliament)

Source Notes

Filipe Ferreira quotes birth certificate in hand


  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (European Parliament)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Translator