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About Octavio Paz
Octavio Paz was a poet, writer, and diplomat. The Mexican was introduced to literary books through his grandfather’s library. In 1931, when he was 17 years of age, he published his debut poem. His works include “La Llama Doble, Amor y Erotismo” in 1993, “Prueba del nueve” in 1985, and “El laberinto de la soledad” in 1950.
He studied at the National University of Mexico, and the University of California.
He was born to Octavio Paz Solórzano and Josefina Lozano. From 1937 to 1959, he was married to Elena Garro. In 1965, he got married to his second wife named Marie-José Tramini. His child is Helena Paz Garro.
In 1998, he lost his life as a result of cancer.
In 1967, he became an inductee of the National College. He was a winner of the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. He was the recipient of the 1977 National Prize for Arts and Sciences Award in Literature.
Also, he won the 1980 Ollin Yoliztli Prize, the 1981 Miguel de Cervantes Prize, and the 1990 Nobel Literature Prize.
Additionally, he was the winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature (1982) and the Xavier Villaurrutia Award. In 1991, he was awarded the Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.
His full name was Octavio Paz Lozano.
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F.A.Q. about Octavio Paz
When is his birthday?
Octavio Paz's birthday is on March 31, 1914.
In how many days is his birthday?
Octavio's birthday is in 177 days
How old was Octavio when he died?
He was 84 years old.
When did he die?
He died in April 19, 1998.
How old would he be today?
Octavio Paz would be 108 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Octavio from?
He was born in Mexico City, Mexico.