On This Day

Pío Baroja

Spanish Writer Pío Baroja

Full Name: Pío Baroja y Nessi
Profession: Spanish Writer


Biography: Prolific and influential writer and a member of the so-called 'Generation of 98' writers active during the Spanish-American War,

Baroja wrote about the social problems and deprivations of his time and his major works include "La lucha por la vida" (The Struggle for Life) in 1904 and "El árbol de la ciencia" (The Tree of Knowledge 1911).

Born: December 28, 1872
Birthplace: San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: October 30, 1956 (aged 83)

Historical Events

Famous Authors