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Alegria, Ciro

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 1967 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: Peruvian
Categories: Journalist, Novelists, Politician


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.


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