(Foz do Douro, Oporto, Portugal, 1867 - Lisboa, Portugal, 1930)
"Raul Germano Brandão (Foz do Douro, 12 de marzo de 1867 - Lisboa, 5 de diciembre de 1930), militar, periodista y escritor portugués, famoso por el realismo de sus descripciones y por el lirismo del lenguage."
"Raul Germano Brandão (March 12, 1867, in Foz do Douro, Porto - December 5, 1930, in Lisbon) was a Portuguese writer, journalist and military officer, notable for the realism of his literary descriptions and by the lyricism of his language. Brandão was born in Foz do Douro, a parish of Porto, where he spent the majority of his youth. Born in a family of sailors, the ocean and the sailors are recurring themes in his work."