1833 - Alarcon was born in Guadix, Granada on March 10, 1833.
1859-1860 - Joined the Spanish military operation in Morocco. Wrote "A Witness Diary of the African War".
1874 - Wrote the comic novel El Sombrero de Tres Picos, which was well received and made him famous.
1891 - Died on July 19, 1891.
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