Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Born: January 17, 1600

Died: May 25, 1681

Nationality: Spanish

Occupation: Dramatist, playwright, poet, writer

Biography: Pedro Calderón de la Barca y Barreda González de Henao Ruiz de Blasco y Riaño usually referred as Pedro Calderón de la Barca, was a dramatist, poet and writer of the Spanish Golden Age. During certain periods of his life he was also a soldier and a Roman Catholic priest.