Miguel Ángel Asturias
|Miguel Angel Asturias|
October 19, 1899|
Guatemala City, Guatemala
|Died||June 9, 1974
|Genres||Surrealism, dictator novel|
|Notable work(s)||El Señor Presidente, Men of Maize|
|Notable award(s)||Nobel Prize in Literature
Miguel Ángel Asturias Rosales (October 19, 1899 - June 9, 1974) was a writer and diplomat from Guatemala. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1967 for his Banana Trilogy. He also wrote El Hombre que lo tenía todo todo todo.
He was very important for literature in his country.