The Nobel Prize in Literature 1990
Born: 31 March 1914, Mexico City, Mexico
Died: 19 April 1998, Mexico City, Mexico
Residence at the time of the award: Mexico
Prize motivation: "for impassioned writing with wide horizons, characterized by sensuous intelligence and humanistic integrity."
Prize share: 1/1
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