Agustini, Delmira

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Born: Oct 24, 1886 AD
Died: 1914 AD, at 27 years of age.

Nationality: Uruguayan
Categories: Poets


1886 - Born on the 24th of October in Montevideo, Uruguay.

1900 - She formed part of the Generation, along with Julio Herrera y Reissig, Leopoldo Lugones and Ruben Dario.

       - She specialized in the topic of female sexuality during a time when the literary world was dominated by men.

1913 - She wrote her third book titled "Los Calices Vacios" which she dedicated to Eros, god of love.

       - She married Enrique Job Reyes on the 14th of August but left him a month later.

1914 - Their divorce was finalized on the 5th of June.

       - On the 6th of July, she was shot by Reyes twice in the head and afterwards committed suicide.
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