Culture Famous Writers from Bolivia

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List of notable or famous writers from Bolivia, with bios and photos, including the top writers born in Bolivia and even some popular writers who immigrated to Bolivia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Bolivian writers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These writers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known writer from Bolivia is included when available.

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Paz Juana Plácida Adela Rafaela Zamudio Rivero, or more popularly known as Adela Zamudio was a Bolivian poet, feminist, and educator. She is considered the most famous Bolivian poet, and is credited as founding the country's feminist movement. In her writing, she also used the pen-name Soledad. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 74 (1854-1928)

Birthplace: Cochabamba, Bolivia

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Agustín Saavedra Weise is a Bolivian diplomat and writer. He has been an Ambassador and Ambassador at large in several missions and is a former Foreign Minister. He has written more than 10 books and hundreds of notes and articles. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

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Alcides Arguedas

Alcides Arguedas was a Bolivian writer and historian. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 67 (1879-1946)

Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia

Alfonso Gumucio Dagron is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Writers from Bolivia
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Alfonso Gumucio Dagron is a writer, filmmaker, journalist, photographer and development communication specialist. His father was Alfonso Gumucio Reyes, a leader of the Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario, Minister of Economy during the Government of Víctor Paz Estenssoro, and Ambassador to Uruguay and Spain. He is the author of several books on film and [communication for social change, as well as documentary films, photographic exhibits and hundreds of articles in journals. He has worked in five continents on social development projects, as a communication for development specialist. Because of his involvement as progressive journalist he has twice been forced to live in exile, first ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia

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