Rubén Darío

Diplomat, Author

1867 – 1916

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Who was Rubén Darío?

Félix Rubén García Sarmiento, known as Rubén Darío, was a Nicaraguan poet who initiated the Spanish-American literary movement known as modernismo that flourished at the end of the 19th century. Darío has had a great and lasting influence on 20th-century Spanish literature and journalism. He has been praised as the "Prince of Castilian Letters" and undisputed father of the modernismo literary movement.

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Born
Jan 18, 1867
Ciudad Darío
Also known as
  • Ruben Dario
  • Félix Rubén García Sarmiento
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Nicaraguans
Nationality
  • Nicaragua
Profession
Lived in
  • León
  • Managua
Died
Feb 6, 1916
León

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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