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Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was an Early Modern Spanish author, usually recognized as the finest writer in the Spanish language and one of the world's best novelists (29 September 1547 (assumed) - 22 April 1616). His most famous work, Don Quixote, is frequently recognized as both the first modern novel and one of the greatest works of literature ever written. Many of his early works were lost as a result of the fact that he spent a large portion of his life in poverty and obscurity. In spite...See more