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Constantine P. Cavafy
A Great Procession of Priests and Laymen - Collected Poems (1992)

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Born: April 29, 1863

Died: April 29, 1933 (aged 70)

Occupation: Poet, journalist

Bio: Constantine P. Cavafy was a renowned Greek poet who lived in Alexandria and worked as a journalist and civil servant. He published 154 poems; dozens more remained incomplete or in sketch form. His most important poetry was written after his fortieth birthday.

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