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Aridjis, Homero

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Born: 1940 AD
Currently alive, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: Mexican
Categories: Authors

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1940 - Born on April 6th in Contepec, Michoacán, Mexico. Mexican author, diplomat, and environmental activist.

1964 - Recipient of the Xavier Villarrutia Prize for best book of the year for Mirándola dormir.

1988 - Received the Dian-Novedades Literary Prize for the outstanding novel in Spanish, for Memorias del nuevo mundo.

1992 - He won the Premio Grinzane Cavour, for best foreign fiction, for the Italian translation of Vida y tiempos de Juan Cabezón de Castilla.

1997 - The president of International PEN.

2000 - Received the John Hay Award.

2001 - Won the Smederevo Golden Key Prize for his poetry.

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