1889 – 1957
Who was Gabriela Mistral?
Gabriela Mistral was the pseudonym of Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, a Chilean poet-diplomat, educator and feminist who was the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1945. Some central themes in her poems are nature, betrayal, love, a mother's love, sorrow and recovery, travel, and Latin American identity as formed from a mixture of Native American and European influences. Her portrait also appears on the 5,000 Chilean peso bank note.
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- Apr 7, 1889
- Also known as
- Gabriela Mistrēle
- Lucila de María del Perpetuo Socorro Godoy Alcayaga
- Mistral, Gabriela
- Chilean people
- Indigenous peoples of the Americas
- Lived in
- Coquimbo Region
- Jan 10, 1957
on July 23, 2013
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