Rubén Darío Biography

Author, Diplomat, Journalist, Poet (1867–1916)
Rubén Darío was an acclaimed Nicaraguan poet, essayist and journalist who introduced the style known as modernism to Spanish literature.


Rubén Darío, born on January 18, 1867, in Metapa, Nicaragua, would immerse himself in various forms of literary study and exploration. In books of poetry and prose like Azul and Prosas profanas, Darío introduced the writing style known as modernism, which would be highly influential. He also worked as a journalist in Spain and France for La Nación. He died on February 6, 1916.

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