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  1. Miguel Ángel Asturias - WikipediaÁngel_Asturias

    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.

    • Novelist
    • June 9, 1974 (aged 74), Madrid, Spain
  2. Miguel Ángel Asturias | Guatemalan author and diplomat ...

    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. His writings, which combine the mysticism of the Maya with an epic impulse toward social protest, are seen as summing up the social and moral aspirations of his people.

  3. Miguel Angel Asturias - Biographical -

    M iguel Angel Asturias (1899-1974) was born in Guatemala and spent his childhood and adolescence in his native country. He studied for his baccalaureate at the state high school and later took a law degree at the University of San Carlos. His thesis on “The Social Problem of the Indian” was published in 1923.

  4. Miguel Angel Asturias, Guatemalan Poet, Nobel Laureate

    Dec 12, 2019 · Miguel Ángel Asturias (1899-1974) was a Guatemalan poet, writer, diplomat, and Nobel Prize winner. He was known for his socially and politically relevant novels and as a champion of Guatemala's large indigenous population. His books were often openly critical of both Guatemalan dictatorships and American imperialism in Central America.

  5. Miguel Angel Asturias Biography, Life, Interesting Facts

    Miguel Ángel Asturias Rosaleswas born on October 19, 1899, in Guatemala City. He was the first child of lawyer and judge, Ernesto Asturias Girón and school teacher, María Rosales de Asturias. He had a younger brother, Marco Antonio. Having their roots in the Spanish ancestry, his parents belonged to a considerably dignified and noble heritage.

  6. August 6: Miguel Ángel Asturias, "The President" | Around the ...

    Aug 06, 2020 · Asturias’s anti-hero, known as Miguel Cara de Ángel (“Angel Face”), is a prominent lawyer and presidential adviser who becomes progressively ensnared in the search for the culprit.

  7. Miguel Angel Asturias, 1967 Nobel Laureate, Dies - The New ...

    Jun 10, 1974 · MADRID, June 9 (UPI)—Mi guel Angel Asturias, the Guatemalan novelist, poet and diplomat who won the 1967 Nobel Prize for literature, died here today in a hospital. He was 74 years old. Mr....

  8. Miguel Angel Asturias was both a writer and a social champion. He spent his life fighting for the rights of Indians, for the freedom of Latin American countries from both dictatorships and outside influences—especially the United States—and for a more even distribution of wealth.

  9. Miguel Angel Asturias - Nobel Lecture: The Latin American ...

    The Nobel Prize in Literature 1967 was awarded to Miguel Angel Asturias "for his vivid literary achievement, deep-rooted in the national traits and traditions of Indian peoples of Latin America".

  10. The President Characters | GradeSaver

    Angel Face Although named Miguel, the protagonist of the novel is known as Angel Face. He begins as a close advisor to the President and the novel’s charting of his fall from grace is the centerpiece revealing how the President’s despotic power drives the narrative of everyone’s life over which he reigns.