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Miguel de cervantes

Novelist, poet and Spanish dramatist. It is believed that he was born on September 29, 1547 in
Alcalá de Henares and died on April 22, 1616 in Madrid, but was buried on April 23 and this date is
popularly known as his death. He is considered the greatest figure of Spanish literature. He is
universally known, especially for having written The ingenious gentleman Don Quixote de la
Mancha, which many critics have described as the first modern novel and one of the best works of
universal literature. He has been given the nickname of Prince of the Mills.

Gabrile garcias marquez

Gabriel García Márquez was born in Aracataca (Colombia) on March 6, 1927. His parents were
Gabriel García and Luisa Márquez. He studied Law at the National University of Colombia, but left
to pursue journalism and literature.

In 1955, he published La hojarasca, his first novel. In 1961, he settled in Mexico City. The same
year he published The colonel has no one to write to him and the following year Funerals of Mama
Grande. In 1967, he ordered to publish in Buenos Aires One Hundred Years of Solitude, the work
that consecrated him worldwide. In 1972, he won the Rómulo Gallegos Prize and in 1982, the
Nobel Prize for Literature.

Other great works of his are The Fall of the Patriarch (1975), Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1981),
Love in the Time of Cholera (1985) and News of a Kidnapping (1996). His memoirs were published
in 2002 with the title of Vivir para contarla.

In his last years he suffered from lymphatic cancer, which caused his death on April 17, 2014, in
Mexico City.

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare is considered the most famous writer in the English language and, together
with Miguel de Cervantes, of universal literature. Praised, read and cited for centuries, it is
important that we retain in our memory some basic information about his life and work, which we
outline in this simple summary.

William Shakespeare was born in Stratfort-upon-Avon - a small English town about 35 miles south
of Birmingham - on April 23, 1564, where he died on the same day in 1616.
He was married to Anne Hathaway, a few years older, with whom he had 3 daughters and a son.
He did not have grandchildren.

In his twenties he moved to London, where he began his career as an actor and playwright. Soon it
would get to be even industralist of the theater, like co-owner of the company known initially like
Lord Chamberlain's Men, that would become the most prestigious of the time, to the point to
secure the patronage of the king and to happen to be called The King's Men.

A few years before his death he returned to his hometown, where he died at the age of 52

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