|Born||in Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil|
|Died||in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil (heart and lung failure)|
|Nickname||The Brazilian Balzac|
Mini Bio (1)
Jorge Amado was born on August 10, 1912 in Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil. He was a writer, known for Gabriela (1975), The Sandpit Generals (1971) and Tieta (1989). He was married to Zélia Gattai and Matilde Garcia Rosa. He died on August 6, 2001 in Salvador, Bahia.
|Zélia Gattai||(1950 - 6 August 2001) ( his death) ( 2 children)|
|Matilde Garcia Rosa||(1933 - 1941) ( divorced) ( 1 child)|