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 Amado Nervo

Amado Nervo

Birth
Tepic, Tepic Municipality, Nayarit, Mexico
Death 24 May 1919 (aged 48)
Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
Burial Mexico City, Cuauhtémoc Borough, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Plot Rotonda de Hombres Ilustres
Memorial ID 18876 · View Source
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Poet, Writer, Diplomat. Nervo is considered the most distinguished Mexican poet of the late 19th and early 20th century. Born Juan Crisóstomo Ruiz De Nervo on August 27, 1870 in Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico. His major collections include Serenidad (1914), Elevación (1916), and Plenitud (1918). In 1894 he moved to Mexico City and co-founded the magazine “Azul.” His first published work was the novel “El Bachiller” (1896), two years later he published his first books of poetry; “Perlas Negras” written in his youth and “Místicas.” Beginning in 1905, Nervo was part of the Mexican diplomatic corp; he was the secretary of the Mexican Legation in Madrid (Spain); the minister of Mexico in Buenos Aires (Argentina); and Montevideo (Uruguay), where the poet died on May 24, 1919. His body was returned to México and buried with honors.

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  • Added: 17 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18876
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amado Nervo (27 Aug 1870–24 May 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18876, citing Panteón Civil de Dolores, Mexico City, Cuauhtémoc Borough, Distrito Federal, Mexico ; Maintained by Find A Grave .