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

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

Nationality: Spanish
Categories: Poets

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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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