Alberto da Costa e. Silva


Board Member of Academia Brasileira de Letras (Brasil Literature Academy)

Former Ambassadors of Brazil to Paraguay




Dr. Alberto da Costa e. Silva was born on May 12th, 1931 in São Paulo. He is a Brazilian historian, poet and former diplomat. He won the 2014 Camões Prize which is named after Luis de Camões and the most important prize for literature in the Portuguese language.

From 1986 to 1990, Dr. Silva was ambassador of Brazil in Portugal, from 1990 to 1993 in Colombia and from 1993 to 1995 in Paraguay.