Spanish author of the masterpiece novel, Don Quixote. The early 17th-century work tells the story of a man driven so mad by reading chivalrous tales that he comes to believe he is a knight.
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|FULL NAME:||Miguel de Cervantes|
|BIRTH DATE:||September 29, 1547|
|AGE:||472 years old|
Miguel de Cervantes is a Novelist. His father, Rodrigo, was both a barber and a surgeon, and his mother was sold into matrimony by her impoverished father in 1543. He grew up with six siblings. In 1584, he married Catalina de Salazar y Palacios and he had a daughter named Isabel de Saavedra. He worked in his youth as an assistant to a Roman priest, and he later enlisted in the Spanish Navy. As a young man, he devised a plan to run away and marry his lover; however, her father discovered their plan and forbade her to see Cervantes ever again.
DID YOU KNOW The hero of his most famous work spends his time riding about the countryside accompanied by his ward, Sancho Panza, and looking for knightly tasks.
FACT Vanessa Williams appeared in a film based on Cervantes’ famous work, Don Quixote.
Currently, Miguel de Cervantes is 472 years old. He will celebrate his 473rd birthday on a Monday, September 29th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Miguel de Cervantes’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, Libra’s life pursuit is to be consistent and a secret desire to live an easy, uncomplicated life. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are: cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, avoids confrontations, will carry a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra are Aries, Sagittarius.
Miguel de Cervantes was born in the Year of the Goat. The goat enjoys being alone with their thoughts. They’re creative thinkers and appreciate the arts. Though they’re economic and cautious, they can also be indecisive. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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