He was a journalist and professor of primary education. There is little historical data about him, but it is known that he was the main writer of the newspaper O Noticioso, whose first issue is dated 22/10/1862 and the last one dated 22/01/1866 (a total of 152 published issues), and the newspaper O País, whose first issue is dated 05/01/1865 and the last issue is dated 30/07/1866 (a total of 41 issues published). In Lisbon, he collaborated with the newspapers Parlamento; Conservador and Monitor Português. He also collaborated with the newspaper Revolução de Setembro, together with the journalist António Rodrigues de Sampaio.
Keywords: journalism; teaching.