Matos Paoli, Francisco

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Matos Paoli, Francisco Gender: M
born on 9 March 1915 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Lares, Puerto Rico, 18n18, 66w53
Timezone AST h4w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 17°51' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 00°35 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 11°41'

Portrait of Francisco Matos Paoli 
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Francisco Matos Paoli
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Puerto Rican poet, critic, and essayist who in 1977 was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature. His books were rooted in three major literary movements in Latin America: Romanticism, Modernism, and Postmodernism.

Paoli was also a Secretary General of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party and a Puerto Rican patriot. In 1950 he was imprisoned for having a Puerto Rican flag in his home, and for speaking on behalf of Puerto Rico's independence.

He died 10 July 2000.

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Source Notes

Castellanos quotes birth certificate


  • Vocation : Writers : Critic
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet