Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda

Name Pablo Neruda
Profession Poet
Date of Birth 1904-07-12
Place of Birth Parral,
Age 69 yrs
Death Date 1973-09-23
Birth Sign Cancer

About Pablo Neruda

Renowned Chilean poet, diplomat, and Nobel Prize winner. His literary works include the surrealistic poetry collection Residencia en la Tierra and the novel El habitante y su esperanza.

Early Life Experience of Pablo Neruda

He studied French at the Universidad de Chile and initially planned to become a teacher.

Trivia Info

He frequently wrote his poetry in green ink, as he considered green to be his color of hope.

Family Life and Relationship

His mother, Rosa Basoalto, died within two months of his birth. He was married three times, to Maryka Antonieta Hagenaar Vogelzang, Matilde Urrutia and Delia del Carril. He had a daughter named Malva.

Close Associates

He received the 1953 Stalin Peace Prize and was an ardent supporter of Joseph Stalin until he learned of the Soviet dictator’s Great Purges.

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