Miguel de Cervantes (1547–1616)

Death: 23rd April 1616
Location: Convento de las Trinitarias, Madrid, Spain
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Spanish writer. Author of Don Quixote de la Mancha, which is considered by many to be the first modern novel and one of the greatest works in Western literature.
The Spanish language literary award Premio Miguel de Cervantes was named in his honour.