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José de Sousa

Death: (Date and location unknown)
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Son of João de Sousa and Carolina da Conceição
Husband of Maria de Sousa
Father of Francisco de Sousa Saramago and José de Sousa Saramago, Nobel Prize in Literature 1998

Occupation: policeman
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About José de Sousa

"Saramago", a wild herbaceous plant known in English as the wild radish, was his family's nickname, and was accidentally incorporated into his son's name upon registration of his birth. In 1924, Saramago's family moved to Lisbon, where he started working as a policeman.

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José de Sousa's Timeline

November 16, 1922
Azinhaga, 2150 Golegã Municipality, Santarem, Portugal