Birth and Life

Pablo Neruda


Date of birth 12. 7. 1904
Country of birth Chile


Work, awards, recognitions, ...
Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971


Date of death 23. 9. 1973
Cemetery Casa de Isla Negra, Isla Negra, Chile
GPS coordinates of the cemetery -33.442951, -71.683856

Buried on his estate

Summary from Wikipedia

Neruda occupied many diplomatic positions in various countries during his lifetime and served a term as a Senator for the Chilean Communist Party. When President Gabriel González Videla outlawed communism in Chile in 1948, a warrant was issued for Neruda's arrest. Friends hid him for months in the basement of a house in the port city of Valparaíso; Neruda escaped through a mountain pass near Maihue Lake into Argentina. Years later, Neruda was a close advisor to Chile's socialist President Salvador Allende. When Neruda returned to Chile after his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, Allende invited ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 27. 11. 2015

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