Menéndez, Miguel Ángel

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Menéndez, Miguel Ángel Gender: M
Miguel Ángel Menéndez Reyes
born on 11 January 1904 at 00:05 (= 12:05 AM )
Place Mérida (Yucatan), Mexico, 20n58, 89w37
Timezone LMT m89w37 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 19°36' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 06°26 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 19°10'

Miguel Ángel Menéndez (1968)
photo: Comvaser, license gfdl


Mexican writer, poet, journalist, diplomat and politician, whose novella Nayar (1940) was awarded Premio Nacional de Literatura (National Prize for Literature). As a journalist and social activist he defended the agrarista cause led by President Lázaro Cárdenas del Río in post-revolutionary Mexico.

He died in Mexico City on 24 June 1982, aged 78.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Spanish)


  • Work : Prize 1940 ("Premio Nacional de Literatura"/ National Prize for Literature)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Yucatán state archives.


  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social ("Premio Nacional de Literatura"/ National Prize for Literature)
  • Vocation : Politics : Diplomat
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet