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Pablo Neruda (Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto)

Neruda became known as a poet while still a teenager. He wrote in a variety of styles including surrealist poems, historical epics, overtly political manifestos, a prose autobiography, and erotically-charged love poems such as the ones in his 1924 collection Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair. He often wrote in green ink colour as it was his personal symbol for desire and hope with his poetry.

Works

  • Canción de gesta 1960
  • Poesías: Las piedras de Chile 1960
  • Comiendo en Hungría (1969)
  • Residencia en la tierra (1925–1931)

Politics

He was the leftest comunist and supported Stalin.

Party affiliation: Communist Party

Membership

  • Comunist Party , Chile
    1945 - 1973

Personality

Interests

Philosophers & Thinkers : Lenin

Politicians: Stalin, Salvador Allende, Lenin, Mikhail Kalinin

Writers: Jan Neruda, Paul Verlaine

Connections

  • father: José del Carmen Reyes Morales - Chilean - railway employee
  • mother: Rosa Neftalí Basoalto Opazo - school teacher
  • stepmother: Trinidad Candia Marverde
  • half-brother: Rodolfo
  • half-sister: Laura
  • first wife: Maryka Antonieta Hagenaar Vogelzang - Dutch
    bank employee
  • Daughter: Malva Marina Trinidad
  • second wife: Delia del Carril - Argentinian
  • third wife: Matilde Urrutia - Chilean
    singer
  • Friends in Madrid: Rafael Alberti (Merello)
    wirter
  • Friends in Madrid: Federico García Lorca
    wirter
  • Friends in Madrid: César Vallejo
    wirter
  • Acquaintance: David Alfaro Siqueiros
    painter
  • Friend: Aida Figueroa
  • like-minded person: Salvador Allende
    president of Chile
  • translator: Artur Lundkvist
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Born July 12, 1903
Died September 23, 1973
(aged 70)
Nationality
  • 1921
    Universidad de Chile
  • 1927 - 1929
    Consul, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile
    Rangoon, Burma
  • 1929 - 1930
    Consul, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile
    Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1930
    Consul, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile
    Batavia, Java
  • 1941 - 1944
    consul, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile
    Mexico
  • 1945
    comunist representative, Chilean senate
    Chile
  • 1948 - 1953
    writer
    Mexico
  • 1950 - 1973
    member, World Peace Council
  • 1970
    nomenee for president on Chilean Communist Party ticket, Chilean Communist Party
    Chile
  • 1971 - 1972
    ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile
    France
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Kanstantsin Bakan last changed 27/12/2012 view changes
  • Awards
    • Nobel Prize for Literature
    • Nobel Prize for Literature 1971
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