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Miguel de Cervantes
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Don Quixote de la Mancha, Part I (1605), Chapter 11
Miguel de Cervantes
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Don Quixote de la Mancha, Part II (1615), Chapter 67
Miguel de Cervantes
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The history of the ingenious gentleman, Don Quixote of La Mancha ... (1822 edition)


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Born: September 29, 1547

Died: April 22, 1616 (aged 68)

Nationality: Spanish

Occupation: Novelist, poet, playwright, soldier

Bio: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was a Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright. His magnum opus, Don Quixote, considered the first modern European novel, is a classic of Western literature, and is regarded amongst the best works of fiction ever written. His influence on the Spanish language has been so great that the language is often called la lengua de Cervantes.

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