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List of the most popular authors from Colombia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Colombian authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Colombian writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

List authors include Jorge García Usta, Belisario Betancur and many more.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Colombia?" and "Who are the best Colombian authors?"

For further information on these historic Colombian authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Colombian authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.

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Rafael Pardo Rueda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Rafael Pardo Rueda La historia de las guerras, El fin del paramilitarismo: Es posible su desmonte

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Samael Aun Weor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Samael Aun Weor La gran rebelión, The Perfect Matrimony, Astrotheurgy

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John Leguizamo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
John Leguizamo Mambo Mouth, The Works of John Leguizamo, Pimps^! Hos^! Playa Hatas^! and All the Rest of My Hollywood Friends

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Gabriel García Márquez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Gabriel García Márquez One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera, The Fragrance of Guava

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Álvaro Mutis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Álvaro Mutis Un bel morir, LA Mansion De Araucaima, Maqroll: Three Novellas

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Fernando Vallejo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Fernando Vallejo El desbarrancadero, Los Caminos a Roma, Los días azules

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Simón Bolívar is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Simón Bolívar Selected writings, The liberator Simón Bolívar, Escritos Y Proclamas

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Fernando Botero is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Fernando Botero La corrida, Fernando Botero, Botero Esculturas

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Doris Salcedo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Doris Salcedo Doris Salcedo

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Íngrid Betancourt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Íngrid Betancourt Sí sabía, LA Rabia En El Corazon, Die Wut in meinem Herzen

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Jaime Manrique is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Jaime Manrique Latin Moon in Manhattan, The autobiography of Bill Sullivan, Twilight at the Equator

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Jorge Isaacs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Jorge Isaacs Poesías, María^! novela americana, Estudio sobre las tribus indígenas del Magdalena

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Carlos Lleras Restrepo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Carlos Lleras Restrepo In support of democracy in Latin America

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Alberto Lleras Camargo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Alberto Lleras Camargo The inter-American way of life

How The Don Draper of Colombia Convinced Violent Communist Rebels To Stop Fighting

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Enrique Grau is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Enrique Grau Enrique Grau

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Andrés González is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Andrés González Governance for the 21st century

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José Manuel Marroquín is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia

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Germán Arciniegas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Germán Arciniegas The Knight of El Dorado, The state of Latin America, Amerigo and the New World

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Ivar Da Coll is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Ivar Da Coll Quien Ha Visto?, No, No Fui Yo!/ No

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Belisario Betancur is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Belisario Betancur 160 años en las relaciones colombo-británicas

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Max Vergara Poeti is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia

The Scariest Novels of All Time

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Tomás Carrasquilla is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Tomás Carrasquilla El ánima sola, Frutos de Mi Tierra, La Marqueza de Yolombó

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Hernando Calvo Ospina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Hernando Calvo Ospina Salsa. Esa Irreverente Alegria, Perú^! los senderos posibles, El terrorismo de estado en Colombia

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Álvaro Cepeda Samudio is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Álvaro Cepeda Samudio La casa grande

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José Eustasio Rivera is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
José Eustasio Rivera The Vortex, Promised land

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Orlando Fals Borda is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Orlando Fals Borda Knowledge and social movements, Peasant society in the Colombian Andes

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Andrés Caicedo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Andrés Caicedo ¡Que viva la música!

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Camilo Torres Restrepo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Camilo Torres Restrepo Camilo Torres: his life and his message, Revolutionary priest

The Best Tennis Players from Colombia

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Manuel Mejía Vallejo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Manuel Mejía Vallejo El día señalado

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Manuel de Jesús Andrade Suárez is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Manuel de Jesús Andrade Suárez

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Daniel Samper Pizano is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia

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Eduardo Caballero Calderón is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Eduardo Caballero Calderón Cain

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Héctor Abad Faciolince is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia

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Jorge García Usta is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Jorge García Usta

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Juan B Gutierrez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia

The Best Autobiographies Ever Written

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Vladdo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Vladdo Aleida

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Fernando Denis is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia

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Juan Pablo Plata Figueroa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia

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Germán Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia

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Héctor Rojas Herazo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Héctor Rojas Herazo

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María Josefa Acevedo Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia

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Piedad Bonnett is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Piedad Bonnett

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Zacarías Reyán is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Zacarías Reyán

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Hugo Angel is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Hugo Angel Design and Building of a Local Urban Telecommunication System

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Ruben Varona is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Ruben Varona

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Alfredo Iriarte is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia

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Orlando Mejía Rivera is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Orlando Mejía Rivera

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Efraim Medina Reyes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Authors from Colombia
Efraim Medina Reyes