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David Escobar Galindo


David Escobar Galindo

David Escobar Galindo was born in Santa Ana on October 4, 1943. He is a poet, novelist and fairly prominent Salvadoran jurist. His primary and secondary education was made in the Garcia Flamenco school, later between 1961 and 1968 he studied jurisprudence and social sciences at the University of El Salvador, managing to get the […]

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Francisco Gavidia


Francisco Gavidia

Francisco Gavidia was born in Ciudad Barrios, San Miguel on December 29, 1863. He was a prominent writer, educator, historian, political scientist, speaker, translator and Salvadoran journalist. His full name was Francisco Antonio Gavidia Guandique, son of Antonio Francisco Gavidia and Eloisa Guandique of Gavidia, but his mother died when he was eight years old. […]

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Roque Dalton (biography)


Roque Dalton (biography)

Roque Dalton was a poet, essayist, storyteller, dramatist, journalist and Salvadoran revolutionary who was born on May 14, 1935 in Quezaltepeque, San Salvador. Advertisements Dalton began his studies in some religious schools then joined the Externado San José, where in 1953 he obtained the degree of Bachelor. He completed his higher studies in Mexico and […]

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Manlio Argueta


Manlio Argueta

Manlio Argueta is a leading poet and Salvadoran novelist who was born in San Miguel, on November 24, 1935. He was one of the members of the so-called “committed generation”, which was a group of Salvadoran writers that sought to rescue the love of reading and to promote new writers in our country. In its […]

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Matilde Elena López


Matilde Elena López

Matilde Elena López was born in San Salvador on February 20, 1919. In the Decade of the years 40s was part of a movement seeking to overthrow President Maximiliano Hernández Martínez. He was then exiled in the neighboring country of Guatemala where he started his studies in journalism at the University of San Carlos. At […]

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Hugo Lindo


Hugo Lindo

Hugo Lindo was born in the city of La Unión, in the Department of the same name, on October 13, 1913, in the bosom of a family of class average that it was very hard-working. In a long career was a diplomat, politician, lawyer, novelist and poet. He developed his studies in the University of […]

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