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Pablo Neruda

Pablo NerudaAKA Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto

Born: 12-Jul-1904
Birthplace: Parral, Chile
Died: 23-Sep-1973
Location of death: Santago, Chile [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - Prostate
Remains: Buried, Casa de Isla Negra, Santiago, Chile

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: Chile
Executive summary: Residencia en la Tierra

Probably Latin America's greatest poet.

[1] Santa Maria Clinic, Santiago, Chile

Father: José del Carmen Reyes
Mother: Rosa Basoalto (d. 1904)
Wife: Maria Antonieta Hagenaar (Dutch, m. 1930, div. 1936, one daughter)
Daughter: Malva Marina (b. 1934, d. 1942, with Hagenaar)
Wife: Delia del Carril (m. 1943, div. 1955)
Wife: Matilde Urrutia (m. 1966, until his death)

    University: University of Chile

    Chilean Ambassador to France
    Nobel Prize for Literature 1971
    Lenin Peace Prize 1953
    Traveled to the USSR Jun-1949
    Traveled to the USSR May-1967
    Traveled to the USSR May-1970
    Prostate Surgery Jul-1973
    Autopsy Sep-1973
    Exhumed 8-Apr-2013
    Risk Factors: Gout, Obesity, Prostate Cancer

Author of books:
Crepusculario (1923, poetry)
Veinte Poemas de Amor y una Canción Desesperada (1924, poetry)
Tentativa del Hombre Infinito (1926, poetry)
Anillos (1926, poetry, with Tomás Lago)
El Hondero Entusiasta (1933, poetry)
Residencia en la Tierra, 1925–1931 (1933, poetry)
Residencia en la Tierra, 1925–35 (1935, poetry, 2 vols.)
España en el Corazón (1937, poetry)
Canto General (1950, poetry)
Alturas de Macchu Picchu (1943, poetry)
Tercera Residencia, 1935–45 (1947, poetry)
Odas Elementales (1954, poetry)
Confieso que he Vivido (1974, memoir)

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