Davila, Virgilio

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Born: Jan 28, 1869 AD
Died: 1943 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: Puerto Rican
Categories: Poets


1869 - Born in the town of Toa Boja, Puerto Rico on the 28th of January.

 

1895 - Earned his Bachelors degree from the Civil Institute of Higher Learning.

 

       - He taught school in the town of Gurabo.

 

1903 - Published his first book about Jose de Diego, Federico Degetau and Lola Rodríguez de Tió.

 

1904 - Co-founded and director of the weekly publication "Chantelier".

 

1905-1910 - Elected as Mayor of the Municipality of Bayamon.

 

1912 - He wrote "Viviendo y Amando".

 

1916 - Wrote "Aromas del Terruño".

 

1943 - Virgilio Dávila died on 22nd of August.

 

 

 

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