Rokha, Pablo de

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Rokha, Pablo de Gender: M
Carlos Ignacio Díaz Loyola
born on 20 October 1894 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )
Place Licantén, Chile, 34s59, 72w00
Timezone LST m70w40 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 26°56' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 07°53 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 14°23'

Pablo de Rokha (Statue in Licantén)
photo: Marcos Escalier from Antofagasta, Chile, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Chilean poet and recipient of the Chilean Premio Nacional de Literatura (National Literature Prize) in 1965, who is counted among the four greats of Chilean poetry, along with Pablo Neruda, Vicente Huidobro and Gabriela Mistral. He is considered an avant-garde poet and an influential figure in the poetry scene of his country.

On 10 December 1968, aged 73, de Rokha shot himself with a Smith & Wesson .44 revolver, a gift from the Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • spouse relationship with Rokha, Winette (born 7 July 1892). Notes: 1916-1951


  • Work : Prize 1965 (Chilean National Prize for Literature)
  • Death by Suicide 10 December 1968 (Gunshot wounds, age 73)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate: "a las tres y media de la mañana" (at three-thirty in the morning). Wikipedia has 17 October 1895 in error.


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted
  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Chilean National Prize for Literature)