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Rufino Blanco Fombona
Birth: Jun. 17, 1874
Death: Oct. 16, 1944

Venezuelan poet, essayist and novelist, one of the leaders of Modernismo. Active in Venezuelan political affairs, he lived exiliated many years in Europe and contributed to spread the knowledge of Spanish American literature abroad. His poems, as the collection "Cantos de la Prisión y del Destierro" are better than his novels. Among his novels are "El Hombre de Hierro" and "El Hombre de Oro." Also a politician, during the II Spanish Republic, he was Governator of the Provinces of Almería (1932) and Navarra (1933.) (bio by: 380W) 
National Pantheon
Capital District, Venezuela
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Originally Created by: 380W
Record added: Dec 03, 2005
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Rufino Blanco Fombona
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- Erik Skytte
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 Added: Jun. 17, 2011
From Encyclopedia Britannica: "Venezuelan literary historian and man of letters who played a major role in bringing the works of Latin American writers to world attention."
- Quack_Quack
 Added: May. 6, 2011
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