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Francisco Ayala, Spanish author. Married Etelvina Silva, 1931; 1 child. Recipient National Critics' prize, 1972, National Literature prize, 1983, National Spanish Letters prize, 1988, Cervantes prize, 1991. Member Spanish Royal Academy.

Background

Ayala, Francisco was born on March 16, 1906 in Granada, Spain. Exiled from Spain to Argentina, 1939-1950, Puerto Rico, 1950-1958, New York, 1958-1966, Chicago, 1966-1973.

Education

Degree in law, University Madrid, Spain, 1929. Doctorate, University Madrid, Spain, 1931.

Career

Professor of law, University Madrid, Spain, 1932-1935;diplomat, Government of Spain, 1937;professor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jerseyprofessor, Bryn Mawr (Pennsylvania) Collegeprofessor, New York Universityprofessor, University of ChicagoUnited States representative to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Achievements

  • Married Etelvina Silva, 1931.

Works

Membership

Member Spanish Royal Academy M C.

Connections

Married Etelvina Silva, 1931.

spouse:
Etelvina Silva