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 Félix Lope de Vega y Carpio

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Félix Lope de Vega y Carpio

Birth
Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Death 27 Aug 1635 (aged 72)
Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Burial Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Memorial ID 7611823 View Source
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Acclaimed Writer. Considered one of the most important Spanish playwrights in the Siglo de Oro (Golden Century). He wrote over 2,200 plays, but only 500 have survived. Among his books are "Fuenteovejuna," "La Dama Boba," "El Caballero de Olmedo," "El Mejor Alcalde, el Rey," and his poems "Soneto de Repente," "Qué Tengo yo que mi Amistad Procuras," and "A mis Soledades Voy," He was nicknamed Fénix de los Ingenios.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni

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