Miguel Cervantes

By: Isaiah Roberts

Background

-Didn't attend a university

-Father was a surgeon

-Mother is Leonar de Cortinas

-He served in the military

Acheivments

-Wrote Novelasw ejemplares

-Wrote Eight Comedies and Eight Entremeses

-Wrote Don Quixote

Impact On Today

-People study Don Quixote today

-People copy his techniques today

Interesting Facts

-Wounded in hand and chest in battle of Lepanto in 1571

-Sailed for Spain in 1575, but was caught by pirates

-Spent 5 years as a slave in Algiers

Citations

"Cadecus." Renaissance Woman Retired. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2014.

"Don Quixote: Science tilts at windmills, too." Standpoint. Social Affairs Unit Magazines Limited, 2013. Web. 11 Mar. 2013. <http://standpointmag.co.uk/counterpoints-jan-10-experts-and-axioms-mark-ronan>.

Malay, Jessica L. "Miguel de Cervantes." Renaissance and Reformation. Vol. 1. N.p.: n.p., 2007. N. pag. Print.

"Miguel Cervantes." Amanda on Writing. Writers Write, 10 Mar. 2013. Web. 10 Mar. 2013. <http://amandaonwriting.tumblr.com/post/32499810273>.

"Miguel de Cervantes Quotes." BrainyQuote. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Mar. 2014. <http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/m/miguel_de_cervantes.html>.

Sieber, Harry. "Miguel de Cervantes." World Book. Vol. 3. N.p.: n.p., 2005. N. pag. Print.