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Jose Marti
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Dedication of the Statue of Liberty (1887)
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A grain of poetry suffices to season a century.  - Jose Marti
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Jose Marti
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Cultivo una rosa blanca / En julio como en enero, / Para el amigo sincero / Que me da su mano franca. Y para el cruel que me arranca / El corazon con que vivo, / Cardo ni ortiga cultivo, / Cultivo una rosa blanca. - Simple Verses (1891)

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Born: January 28, 1853

Died: May 19, 1895 (aged 42)

Nationality: Cuban

Occupation: Activist, poet, writer

Bio: José Julián Martí Pérez was a Cuban national hero and an important figure in Latin American literature. In his short life he was a poet, an essayist, a journalist, a revolutionary philosopher, a translator, a professor, a publisher, and a political theorist. He was also a part of the Cuban Freemasons.

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