Famous Uruguayan Writers

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 1 Eduardo Galeano

Eduardo Galeano
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: April 13, 2015

Eduardo Galeano was a Uruguayan novelist, journalist, and writer. Regarded as one of the most respected writers of Uruguay, Galeano was honored by the Global Exchange with the prestigious International Human Rights Award in 2006. In 2010, he was awarded the Stig Dagerman Prize.

 2 Horacio Quiroga

Horacio Quiroga
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Famous As: Poet, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer
Birthdate: December 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: February 19, 1937
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 3 Mario Benedetti

Mario Benedetti
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Famous As: Poet, Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Essayist
Birthdate: September 14, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: May 17, 2009

 4 José Enrique Rodó

José Enrique Rodó
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Famous As: Essayist
Birthdate: July 15, 1871
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: May 1, 1917

 5 Juana de Ibarbourou

Juana de Ibarbourou
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Famous As: Uruguayan poet
Birthdate: March 8, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: July 15, 1979

 6 Delmira Agustini

Delmira Agustini
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 24, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: July 6, 1914

 7 Ida Vitale

Ida Vitale
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Uruguayan
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 8 Felisberto Hernández

Felisberto Hernández
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 20, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: January 13, 1964

 9 Jorge Majfud

Jorge Majfud
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Uruguayan

 10 Victor Hugo Morales

Victor Hugo Morales
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: December 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Uruguayan

 11 Ángel Rama

Ángel Rama
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: November 27, 1983

 12 Fede Alvarez

Fede Alvarez
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Birthdate: February 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Uruguayan

 13 Carlos Páez Rodríguez

Carlos Páez Rodríguez
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Famous As: Writer, Motivational speaker, Businessperson
Birthdate: October 31, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Uruguayan

 14 Adelia Silva

Adelia Silva
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Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: April 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: July 10, 2004

 15 Carlos Páez Vilaró

Carlos Páez Vilaró
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: February 24, 2014

 16 Cristina Peri Rossi

Cristina Peri Rossi
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 12, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Uruguayan

 17 Michelle Suárez Bértora

Michelle Suárez Bértora
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Uruguayan

 18 Juan Zorrilla de San Martín

Juan Zorrilla de San Martín
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 28, 1855
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: November 3, 1931

 19 Julio Herrera y Reissig

Julio Herrera y Reissig
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 9, 1875
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: March 9, 1910

 20 Emir Rodríguez Monegal

Emir Rodríguez Monegal
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Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: July 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: November 14, 1985

 21 Eduardo Acevedo Díaz

Eduardo Acevedo Díaz
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 20, 1851
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: June 18, 1921

 22 Virginia Brindis de Salas

Virginia Brindis de Salas
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 18, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: April 6, 1958

 23 Selva Casal

Selva Casal
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 11, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: November 27, 2020

 24 Mauricio Rosencof

Mauricio Rosencof
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Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: June 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Uruguayan

 25 Mateo Chiarino

Mateo Chiarino
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Uruguayan

 26 Alcira Soust Scaffo

Alcira Soust Scaffo
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 4, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: June 30, 1997

 27 Marosa di Giorgio

Marosa di Giorgio
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: June 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: August 17, 2004

 28 Enrique Amorim

Enrique Amorim
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: July 25, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: July 28, 1960

 29 Circe Maia

Circe Maia
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: June 29, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Uruguayan

 30 Alfredo Zitarrosa

Alfredo Zitarrosa
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 10, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: January 17, 1989

 31 Idea Vilariño

Idea Vilariño
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: April 28, 2009

 32 Fabio Zerpa

Fabio Zerpa
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: August 7, 2019

 33 Villanueva Cosse

Villanueva Cosse
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 9, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Uruguayan

 34 Francisco Acuña de Figueroa

Francisco Acuña de Figueroa
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 3, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: October 6, 1862

 35 Florencio Sánchez

Florencio Sánchez
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Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: January 17, 1875
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: November 7, 1910

 36 Armonia Somers

Armonia Somers
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 7, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: March 1, 1994