Date of Birth: Approximately 1524
Place of Birth: Probably Lisbon or Coimbra
Date of Death: 10 June 1580
Place of Death: Lisbon
Luís Vaz de Camões is considered the greatest poet of the Lusophone countries because of the influence he had on the Portuguese language. His biography is richer in anecdotes than facts, and even the details of his birth are uncertain.
It is assumed that Camões was born in Lisbon or Coimbra in aroun…