Ruiz Amighetti, Francisco

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Ruiz Amighetti, Francisco Gender: M
born on 1 June 1907 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place San José, Costa Rica, 9n56, 84w05
Timezone LST m84w05 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 10°11' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 22°43 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 24°18'

File:Con don Paco Amighetti y Luis Daell (cropped).jpg
Francisco Ruiz Amighetti
photo: Cvalverd, license cc-by-sa-4.0


Costa Rican painter, engraver and writer. He made more than 500 works, many of them receiving important awards at national and international level. In Costa Rica he is considered one of the most influential Spanish artists of the twentieth century, whose work portrays the Costa Rican society and culture. In 1970 he was awarded the National Prize of Culture Magon. In 2010, the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica declared Meritorious of the Patria, recognizing it as a flagship and one of the most important and emblematic of the twentieth century Costa Rican citizen.

He died on 12 November 1998.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Spanish)

Source Notes

Castellanos quotes birth certificate


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist