Tamayo Vargas, Augusto
|born on||6 September 1914 at 21:30 (= 9:30 PM )|
|Place||Lima, Peru, 12s03, 77w03|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||13°37' 11°47 Asc. 05°11'|
Outstanding poet, storyteller and historian of Peruvian literature. He was minister of education, rector and professor emeritus at the University of San Marcos, dean of the Faculty of Arts of San Marcos, director of the Peruvian Academy of Language, director of the National Institute of Culture. He received the medal of the Order of the Sun in the rank of Grand Cross, the highest granted by the Peruvian State; the Magisterial Palmas in the degree of Amauta; the National Book Award and the National Journalism Award. In 1964, he was elected Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University San Marcos, being declared Emeritus.
Member of the Peruvian Academy of Language and then President in 1982. He was also President of the Bolivian Society of Peru in 1966; Minister of Education of the Peruvian State in 1969; Member of the National Commission of the Sesquicentennial of Independence of Peru from 1969 to 1974. Director of the Chronicle of 1980-1984; Director General of the National Institute of Culture (1984).
He died on 6 May 1992.
Castellanos quotes birth certificate
- Vocation : Writers : Poet