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Miguel de Cervantes
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Miguel de Cervantes Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


: 29 September 1547


: 474 years old Comment


: Libra

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  • Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra – 22 April 1616), was a Spanish writer who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language and one of the world's pre-eminent novelists
Born:29 September 1547 Comment
How old is Miguel de Cervantes in 2021? / Age: 474 years
Zodiac sign:Libra

 Miguel de Cervantes facts

  • His major work, Don Quixote, considered to be the first modern 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 ("the language of Cervantes")
  • He has also been d믭 El príncipe de los ingenios ("The Prince of Wits")
  • In 1569, in forced exile from Castile, Cervantes moved to Rome, where he worked as chamber assistant of a cardinal
  • He then enlisted as a soldier in a Spanish Navy infantry regiment and continued his military life until 1575, when he was captured by Barbary pirates
  • After five years of captivity, he was released by his captors on payment of a ransom by his parents and the Trinitarians, a Catholic religious order, and he subsequently returned to his family in Madrid
  • In 1585, Cervantes published a pastoral novel named La Galatea
  • He worked as a purchasing agent for the Spanish Armada, and later as a tax collector for the government
  • In 1597, discrepancies in his accounts for three years previous landed him in the Crown Jail of Seville
  • In 1605, he was in Valladolid when the immediate success of the first part of his Don Quixote, published in Madrid, signalled his return to the literary world

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