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Oct 15, 2020 · Miguel Ángel Asturias, (born October 19, 1899, Guatemala City, Guatemala—died June 9, 1974, Madrid, Spain), Guatemalan poet, novelist, and diplomat, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1967 and the Soviet Union’s Lenin Peace Prize in 1966.
Miguel Ángel Asturias Rosales ( Spanish pronunciation: [miˈɣel ˈaŋ.xel asˈtu.ɾjas]; October 19, 1899 – June 9, 1974) was a Nobel Prize -winning Guatemalan poet-diplomat, novelist, playwright and journalist. Asturias helped establish Latin American literature 's contribution to mainstream Western culture, and at the same time drew attention to the importance of indigenous cultures, especially those of his native Guatemala.
Jun 10, 1974 · Miguel Angel Asturias, 1967 Nobel Laureate, Dies. June 10, 1974. Credit... The New York Times Archives. See the article in its original context from. June 10, 1974, Page 25 Buy Reprints. View on ...
On 9th June 1974, this Nobel laureate succumbed to death. Later, Guatemala initiated some scholarships and awards named after him such as the ‘Miguel Ángel Asturias National Prize in Literature’, in recognition of his contribution towards the country’s literature.
Dec 12, 2019 · Asturias died in Madrid on June 9, 1974. Legacy In 1988, the Guatemalan government established an award in his honor, the Miguel Ángel Asturias Prize in Literature.
Miguel Ángel Asturias died on June 9, 1974 at the age of 74.
Miguel Asturias died on June 9, 1974. Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1967. To cite this section MLA style: Miguel Angel Asturias – Biographical. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Media AB 2020. Thu. 19 Nov 2020. <https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/literature/1967/asturias/biographical/>
In 1954, when Asturias was deported from Guatemala, he stayed most of his exile period at his wife’s place, Argentinian capital Buenos Aires. He died on June 9, 1974. He was the second Latin-American author behind Gabriela Mistral to have received the Nobel Prize in literature.