Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish-language and universal literature. His best-known books, Ficciones and... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo, August 24, 1899, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Died:  June 14, 1986, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Occupation:  Writer, poet, philosopher, translator, editor, critic, librarian
  • Language:  Spanish
  • Citizenship:  Argentina
  • Notable works:  A Universal History of Infamy (1935), Ficciones (1944), El Aleph (1949), Labyrinths (1962), The Book of Sand (1975)
  • Notable awards:  Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (1962)
  • Relatives:  Leonor Acevedo (mother), Jorge Guillermo Borges (father), Norah Borges (sister), Guillermo de Torre (brother-in-law), Francisco Borges (grandfather), Manuel Isidoro Suárez (great-grandfather)
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