University of Coimbra

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Public university in Coimbra, Portugal

About University of Coimbra

According to Wikipedia, The University of Coimbra is a public research university in Coimbra, Portugal. First established in Lisbon in 1290, it went through a number of relocations until moving permanently to Coimbra in 1537. The university is among the oldest universities in continuous operation in the world, the oldest in Portugal, and played an influential role in the development of higher education in the Portuguese-speaking world. In 2013, UNESCO declared the university a World Heritage Site, noting its architecture, unique culture and traditions, and historical role.

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What Is University of Coimbra Known For?

University of Coimbra is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Coimbra's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Coimbra's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Coimbra's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Law, Literature, and Religious Studies. Here are some of University of Coimbra's most famous alumni:

António Egas Moniz
A Portuguese neurosurgeon .
Luis de Molina
Luis de Molina
A Spanish priest and writer.
António de Oliveira Salazar
A Prime Minister of Portugal .
Luís de Camões
Luís de Camões
A Portuguese poet .
Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal
Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal
A Portuguese noble and diplomat .
John of St. Thomas
A Portuguese philosopher.
Bartolomeu de Gusmão
Bartolomeu de Gusmão
A Brazilian scientist.
Antero de Quental
Antero de Quental
A Portuguese poet.
João Franco
A Portuguese politician .
Camilo Pessanha
Camilo Pessanha
A Portuguese poet .
António Feliciano de Castilho
António Feliciano de Castilho
A Portuguese writer.
Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira
Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira
A Portuguese cardinal.

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