Uslar Pietri, Arturo

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Uslar Pietri, Arturo Gender: M
born on 16 May 1906 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Caracas, Venezuela, 10n30, 66w56
Timezone LST m66w55 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 24°28' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 06°01 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 21°46'


Venezuelan intellectual, lawyer, journalist, writer, television producer and politician. His literary output was recognised in 1990 with a Prince of Asturias Award. He was several times nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Uslar led a remarkably fruitful life, influential in Venezuelan politics, historical analysis and literature, and as an educator. He held posts such as Secretary for the Venezuelan Delegation at the League of Nations, delegate at the International Labour Organization, minister of education, minister of finance, contributor to the Act of Constitution of the New Democratic Government (1958), ambassador to the United States of America, professor of Latin American literature at Columbia University, professor of political economics at the Central University of Venezuela, chief editor of a main newspaper, candidate for the Presidency and member of the Royal Spanish Academy

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Source Notes

Eduardo Castellanos quotes birth certificate in "Arturo Uslar Pietri o La hipérbole del equilibrio" by Rafael Arráiz Lucca, Fundación para la Cultura Urbana, Caracas, 2005


  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of political economics)
  • Vocation : Politics : Diplomat (Ambassador to USA)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Venezuelan government minister)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction