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Perez Galdos, Benito

Born: 1843 AD
Died: 1920 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: Spanish
Categories: Dramatist, Novelists


1843 - Born on the 10th of May in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain.

         - Writer who was regarded as the greatest Spanish novelist since Miguel de Cervantes.

         - His enormous output of short novels chronicling the history and society of 19th-century Spain earned him comparison with Honoré de Balzac and Charles Dickens.

1920 - Died on the 4th of January in Madrid.


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