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Aleixandre, Vicente Pio Marcelino Cirilo (Vicente Pío Marcelino Cirilo Aleixandre y Merlo)

Born: 1898 AD
Died: 1984 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: Spanish
Categories: Poets


1898 - Aleixandre was born in Seville, Spain on April 26, 1898.


1913 - Received his high school diploma at Colegio Teresiano.


1920 - Attended and graduated with a degree in law at the University of Madrid. Became an assistant professor at the School of Mercantile Management in Madrid.


1928 - Published his crystalline collection of poems of nature and love entitled Ambito.


1933 - Won the Premio Nacional de literatura.


1950 - Elected as a member to the Royal Academy of the Language.


1963-1975 - Received the 1963 Critics Prize, 1969 Critics Prize and 1975 Critics Prize.


1977 - Received the Nobel Prize laureate for Literature.


1984 - Died in Madrid, Spain on December 14, 1984.


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