Alejandro Tapia y Rivera
Puerto Rican poetDied when: 55 years 249 days (668 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Alejandro Tapia y Rivera (November 12, 1826 – July 19, 1882) was a Puerto Rican poet, playwright, essayist and writer.Tapia is considered to be the father of Puerto Rican literature and as the person who has contributed the most to the cultural advancement of Puerto Rico's literature.
In addition to his writing, he was also an abolitionist and a women's rights advocate.
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