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Fernando Pessoa was born in Lisbon, Portugal on June 13, 1888.
* He lived in Durban, South Africa from the age of 5 to 17.
* He returned to Lisbon in 1905 and worked as a clerk and translator.
* He began writing poetry in English and Portuguese in his early twenties.
* He created a number of heteronyms, or invented personalities, through which he wrote.
* His most famous heteronym is Álvaro de Campos, a modernist poet.
* Pessoa is considered one of the most important Portuguese poets of the 20th century.
* He died in Lisbon on November 30, 1935.
* His work continues to be read and studied by people all over the world.
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