Miguel Angel Asturias
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1967
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."
Prize share: 1/1
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