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Juan Ramón Jiménez

Juan Ramón Jiménez (December 24, 1881 - May 29, 1958) was a Spanish poet. He was born in Moguer, near Huelva in the Andalusia region of Southern Spain. He made the region famous with his prose poem about a writer and his donkey, called Platero y Yo (1914). He was a prolific poet and wrote several dozen books. He was an opponent of the regime of Francisco Franco and fled to Puerto Rico in 1939. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1956.

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