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).
- 1956-10-09 Ernest Hemingway visits fellow writer Pío Baroja at his hospital bed shortly before the Spaniard's death