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List of famous alumni from National University of San Marcos, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from National University of San Marcos include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished National University of San Marcos alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended National University of San Marcos are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from National University of San Marcos.

Examples of graduates on this list include Mario Vargas Llosa and José María Arguedas.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to National University of San Marcos?” and “Which celebrities are National University of San Marcos alumni?”
José María Arguedas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous National University Of San Marcos Alumni
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José María Arguedas Altamirano was a Peruvian novelist, poet, and anthropologist. Arguedas was a mestizo of Spanish and Quechua descent who wrote novels, short stories, and poems in both Spanish and Quechua . Generally remembered as one of the most notable figures of 20th-century Peruvian literature, Arguedas is especially recognized for his intimate portrayals of indigenous Andean culture. Key in his desire to depict indigenous expression and perspective more authentically was his creation of a new language that blended Spanish and Quechua and premiered in his debut novel Yawar Fiesta. Despite a dearth of translations into english, critics such as Martin Seymour-Smith have dubbed Arguedas ...more

Age: Died at 58 (1911-1969)

Birthplace: Andahuaylas, Peru

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Mario Vargas Llosa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous National University Of San Marcos Alumni
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Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa, 1st Marquis of Vargas Llosa is a Peruvian writer, politician, journalist, essayist, college professor, and recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. Vargas Llosa is one of Latin America's most significant novelists and essayists, and one of the leading writers of his generation. Some critics consider him to have had a larger international impact and worldwide audience than any other writer of the Latin American Boom. Upon announcing the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy said it had been given to Vargas Llosa "for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat". Vargas ...more

Age: 82

Birthplace: Arequipa, Peru

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#27 on The Greatest Living Writers & Most Famous Authors Today

#19 on The Best Spanish Authors

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Carlos José Bustamante is an American scientist. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Lima, Peru

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César Vallejo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous National University Of San Marcos Alumni
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César Abraham Vallejo Mendoza was a Peruvian poet, writer, playwright, and journalist. Although he published only three books of poetry during his lifetime, he is considered one of the great poetic innovators of the 20th century in any language. He was always a step ahead of literary currents, and each of his books was distinct from the others, and, in its own sense, revolutionary. Thomas Merton called him "the greatest universal poet since Dante". The late British poet, critic and biographer Martin Seymour-Smith, a leading authority on world literature, called Vallejo "...the greatest twentieth-century poet in any language." He was a member of the intellectual community called North Group ...more

Age: Died at 46 (1892-1938)

Birthplace: Santiago de Chuco Province, Peru

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#5 on The Best Spanish Language Poets of All Time

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