Miguel De Unamuno

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Birthday
29, 1864
Birthplace
Bilbao, Spain
Death Date
Dec 31, 1936 (72)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
29, 1864
Birthplace
Bilbao, Spain
Death Date
Dec 31, 1936 (72)

About

A Spanish author, poet, and philosopher, he is particularly known for his 1913 essay, The Tragic Sense of Life, and for his 1917 novel, Abel Sanchez: The History of a Passion. His other notable works include Niebla (Mist) and La tia Tula (Aunt Tula).

Before Fame

He published Poesias, his first poetry collection, in 1907, during a period when he was employed by the University of Salamanca.

Trivia

His well-known novel, Abel Sanchez: The History of a Passion, is a re-telling of the biblical story of Cain and Abel.

Family Life

He was born in the Spanish port city of Bilbao to Salome Jugo and Felix de Unamuno.

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His philosophy emphasized the tragic nature of life and was influenced by the ideas of Jean Jacques Rousseau.