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Cristina Trindade

silva, rui

He was a Madeiran poet who published his texts in various periodicals in the region, but also in some Brazilian press. He was a romantic writer, bucolic, sensitive, with a unique and even strange sentimentality. His verses, with poetic value, show spontaneity and rigor in terms of metric and deal with philosophical and romantic themes. …

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kent, john

John Kent (1810-1905) was a British citizen that lived in Madeira during 60 years (1845-1905). He went to the island in 1845, providing services as doctor and residing in the Quinta dos Estanquinhos in Funchal. It is in this position that he signs a medical report, directed to the British government, about the first outbreak …

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