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José de Sousa

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Son of João de Sousa and Carolina da Conceição
Husband of Maria da Piedade
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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November 16, 1922
Azinhaga, 2150 Golegã Municipality, Santarem, Portugal