Francisco de Quevedo

Spanish writer

Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Santibáñez Villegas (Madrid, 14 September 1580 – Villanueva de los Infantes, 8 September 1645) was a nobleman, politician and writer of the Spanish Golden Age.

Francisco de Quevedo
Francisco de Quevedo, after a painting by R. Ximeno.
Francisco de Quevedo, after a painting by R. Ximeno.
Born(1580-09-14)September 14, 1580[1]
Madrid, Spain
DiedSeptember 8, 1645(1645-09-08) (aged 64)
Villanueva de los Infantes, Spain
OccupationPoet, politician
Literary movementConceptismo

References change

  1. "Una carta de Quevedo permite fijar la fecha exacta de su nacimiento". El País. 31 July 2008.