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Alegria, Ciro

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 1967 AD
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1909 – Alegria was born in Sartimbamba, La Libertad on November 4, 1909.

1929 – Attended University of Trujillo and worked as a journalist for El Norte newspaper.

1930 – Became a member of the Aprista movement.

1934 – Exiled to Chile for his involvement in political activities.

1935 – Wrote the novel entitled The Golden Serpent.

1938 – Wrote the novel entitled The Hungry Dogs.

1941-1948 – Went to New York and became a teacher at the University of Puerto Rico. Wrote the novel entitled Broad and Alien is the World.

1957 – Returned to Peru and joined President Belaunde Terry’s Accion Popular party.

1963 – Elected to the Chamber of Deputies.

1967 – Died in Trujillo on February 17, 1967.