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Agustini, Delmira

Born: 1886 AD
Died: 1914 AD
Nationality: Uruguayan
Categories: Poets

1886 – Born on the 24th of October in Montevideo, Uruguay.

1900 – She formed part of the Generation, along with Julio Herrera y Reissig, Leopoldo Lugones and Ruben Dario.

       – She specialized in the topic of female sexuality during a time when the literary world was dominated by men.

1913 – She wrote her third book titled "Los Calices Vacios" which she dedicated to Eros, god of love.

       – She married Enrique Job Reyes on the 14th of August but left him a month later.

1914 – Their divorce was finalized on the 5th of June.

       – On the 6th of July, she was shot by Reyes twice in the head and afterwards committed suicide.