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Miguel Angel Asturias
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Born (1899-10-19)October 19, 1899
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died June 9, 1974(1974-06-09) (aged 74)
Madrid, Spain
Occupation Novelist
Nationality Guatemalan
Genre Surrealism, dictator novel
Notable works El Señor Presidente, Men of Maize
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Literature
1967

Miguel Ángel Asturias Rosales (October 19, 1899 - June 9, 1974) was a writer and diplomat from Guatemala. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1967 for his Banana Trilogy. He also wrote El Hombre que lo tenía todo todo todo.

He was very important for literature in his country.

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