DescriptionArgentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish language literature.
AliasesJorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges
BornAugust 24, 1899
DiedJune 14, 1986
ProfessionTranslator; Poet; Linguist; Librarian; Literary Critic; Screenwriter; Essayist; Short Story Writer; Writer
AwardsGrand Merit Cross Of The Order Of Merit Of The Federal Republic Of Germany; Knight Commander Of The Order Of The British Empire; Prix Mondial Cino Del Duca; Legion Of Honour; Prix Formentor; World Fantasy Award For Life Achievement; Order Of Merit Of The Italian Republic; Alfonso Reyes International Prize; Jerusalem Prize; Miguel De Cervantes Prize; Balzan Prize