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Biography

Type: Writer, poet

Born: 24 August 1899

Died: 14 June 1986

Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo was an Argentine writer and poet born in Buenos Aires. In 1914, his family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain. On his return to Argentina in 1921, Borges began publishing his poems and essays in Surrealist literary journals. He also worked as a librarian and public lecturer. Borges was fluent in several languages. He was a target of political persecution during the Peron regime and supported the military juntas that overthrew it.

Jorge Luis Borges Quotes About Writing

How can we manage to illuminate the pathos of our lives?

Writing

Jorge Luis Borges Quotes About Books

I cannot sleep unless I am surrounded by books.

Books

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Paradise will be a kind of library

Books

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