Miguel de Cervantes

Is a playwright

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He was born September 29,1547 in Spain.

The day Miguel DE Cervantes died was April 29, 1616.

As a child he was a avid reader.


Miguel de Cervantes published the first part of Don Quixote in 1605. The novel tells the story of a clever man who is enamored by old stories of knight's and his adventures.

Part two of the story was published in 1615.

Imapacted on today

Its universal appeal has made it the world's most famous and most often published novel.

He used satire to make fun of society in a comical way.

Interesting Facts

His dad was a deaf surgeon.

He was a soldier that got captured by the Turks and spent 5 years prison.

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"Miguel de Cervantes.biography." Bio.True Story. A+E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 4 Mar. 2014. <http://www.biography.com/people/miguel-de-cervantes-9242997>.

"Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be."

– Miguel de Cervantes