Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda (Spaingie: [ˈpaβ̞lo̞ ne̞ˈɾuð̞a]; 12 Julie 190423 September 1973) wis the pen name an, later, legal name o the Chilean poet, diplomat an politician Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto. He chose his pen name efter Czech poet Jan Neruda. In 1971 Neruda wan the Nobel Prize for Leeteratur.

Pablo Neruda in 1963
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Colombie novelist Gabriel García Márquez ance cried him 'the greatest poet o the 20t century in ony leid'.[1]


  1. Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza (1 Mairch 1983). The fragrance of guava: Conversations with Gabriel García Márquez. Verso. p. 49. Retrieved 4 August 2011.