Birth Name: Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen
Born: 6 November 1919 Died: 2 July 2004
Country of origin: Portugal
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Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (Oporto, November 6, 1919 –Lisbon, July 2, 2004) was an award-winning Portuguese poet and writer.
Sophia, as she is often referred to in Portugal, was born in Porto to a wealthy aristocratic family. She inherited the surname 'Andresen' from her paternal grandfather, a Danish merchant. She received a strict Catholic upbringing, and was to remain a fervent believer until the end of her life. After spending her childhood in Porto she moved to Lisbo