Machado De Assis Death Cause and Date

Machado De's Death

Born (Birthday) Jun 21, 1839

Death Date September 29, 1908

Age of Death 69 years

Cause of Death Cancer

Profession Novelist

The novelist Machado De died at the age of 69. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Considered one of the most important Brazilian literary figures of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, de Assis is particularly remembered for his 1881 novel Memorias Postumas de Bras Cubas. His other notable works include the short story “A Missa do Galo” and the novel Quincas Borba.

Born Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he was the son of Francisco de Assis and Maria de Camara Machado. In late 1869, he married the Portuguese-born Carolina Augusta Xavier de Novais.