Famous Puerto Rican Writers

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 1 
Jose Torres
(Professional Boxer)
Jose Torres
3
Birthdate: May 3, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died: January 19, 2009
 2 
Carlos Santos
(Actor, Comedian)
Carlos Santos
3
Birthdate: April 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Puerto Rico
 3 
Julia de Burgos
3
Birthdate: February 17, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Carolina, Puerto Rico
Died: July 6, 1953
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Eugenio María de Hostos
3
Birthdate: January 11, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: near Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Died: August 11, 1903
 5 
Judith Ortiz Cofer
2
Birthdate: February 24, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hormigueros, Puerto Rico
Died: December 30, 2016
 6 
Miguel Piñero
(Playwright)
Miguel Piñero
2
Birthdate: December 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gurabo, Puerto Rico
Died: June 16, 1988
 7 
Giannina Braschi
2
Birthdate: February 5, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico
 8 
José Rivera
(Playwright, Screenwriter)
José Rivera
2
Birthdate: March 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Luis Muñoz Rivera
2
Birthdate: July 17, 1859
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barranquitas, Puerto Rico
Died: November 15, 1916
 10 
Rosario Ferré
2
Birthdate: September 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died: February 18, 2016
Lola Rodriguez de Tio
2
Birthdate: September 14, 1843
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Germán, Puerto Rico
Died: November 10, 1924
 12 
Luisa Capetillo
(Writer, Activist)
Luisa Capetillo
2
Birthdate: October 28, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Died: April 10, 1922
 13 
José de Diego
(Journalist, Poet)
José de Diego
2
Birthdate: April 16, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Died: July 16, 1918
Juan Antonio Corretjer
2
Birthdate: March 3, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ciales, Puerto Rico
Died: January 19, 1985
 15 
Pedro Pietri
2
Birthdate: March 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died: March 3, 2004
 16 
René Marqués
(Short story writer)
René Marqués
1
Birthdate: October 4, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Died: March 22, 1979
 17 
Luis Antonio Cosme
(Actor, TV Host)
Luis Antonio Cosme
2
Birthplace: Puerto Rico
 18 
Luis Palés Matos
1
Birthdate: March 20, 1898
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guayama, Puerto Rico
Died: February 23, 1959
 19 
Miguel Algarin
1
Birthdate: September 11, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: November 30, 2020
 20 
Pura Belpré
(librarian)
Pura Belpré
1
Birthdate: February 2, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cidra, Puerto Rico
Died: July 1, 1982
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José Luis González
(Writer and journalist who lived most of his life in exile in Mexico due to his pro-independence political views)
José Luis González
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Birthdate: March 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Died: December 8, 1996
 22 
José Luis Vega
1
Birthdate: June 18, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico
 23 
Elizam Escobar
1
Birthdate: May 24, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died: January 15, 2021