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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1967
Miguel Angel Asturias

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Miguel Angel Asturias - Facts

Miguel Angel Asturias

Miguel Angel Asturias

Born: 19 October 1899, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Died: 9 June 1974, Madrid, Spain

Residence at the time of the award: Guatemala

Prize motivation: "for his vivid literary achievement, deep-rooted in the national traits and traditions of Indian peoples of Latin America"

Field: prose

Language: Spanish

Prize share: 1/1

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