Leopoldo Lugones

  • Born: (Villa de María del Río Seco, Argentina)
  • Died: (Tigre, Argentina)

Leopoldo Lugones Argüello was an Argentine poet, essayist, novelist, playwright, historian, professor, translator, biographer, philologist, theologian, diplomat, politician and journalist. His poetic writings are often considered to be the founding works of Spanish-language modern poetry. His short stories made him a crucial precursor and also a pioneer of both the fantastic and science fiction literature in Argentina.

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