Cervantes

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Basic data

  1. Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de
  2. baptism-icon
    October 9, 1547 in Alcalá
  3. April 22, 1616 in Madrid
  4. Schriftsteller
  5. Madrid, Rom, Neapel, Algier

Iconography

(Source: Wikimedia)
(Source: Wikimedia)
Santa María la Mayor, in Alcalá de Henares, where Cervantes was reputedly baptised; the square in front is named Plaza Cervantes (Source: Wikimedia)
Bust of Cervantes erected in 1905, Burgos. (Source: Wikimedia)
Statue of Miguel de Cervantes at the harbour of Naupactus (Lepanto) (Source: Wikimedia)
"The pen is the language of the soul; as the concepts that in it are generated, such will be its writings." – Statue of Cervantes, outside the Biblioteca Nacional de España (National Library of Spain). (Source: Wikimedia)
Cervantes was buried at the Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians in Madrid. (Source: Wikimedia)
Illustration from Don Quijote by Gustave Doré, with the windmill scene (Source: Wikimedia)
An illustration from Don Quijote, by Gustave Doré (Source: Wikimedia)
Cervantes' La Galatea (1585), original title page. (Source: Wikimedia)
Frontispiece of the Viaje (1614) (Source: Wikimedia)
George Balanchine with Suzanne Farrell in his 1965 Don Quixote (Source: Wikimedia)
Cervantes portrait and Cervantes monument on a Spanish 1928 100 Pesetas banknote (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis des Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Pascal, Jacques - 1826/1880 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Johann Georg Mansfeld - 1818 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Mansfeld, Johann Ernst - 1818/1832 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Johann Georg Mansfeld - 1818 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Martin Matthias Carl Darnmann - 1804 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Johann Georg Mansfeld - 1818 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Cervantes, Ernst Ludwig Riepenhausen (zugeschrieben) - 1777/1840 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Johann Georg Mansfeld - 1818 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Folkema, Jacob - 1739 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Michael de Cervantes Saavedra, John Souter - 1821.12.01 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Dargestellter: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Künstler: Johann Ernst Mansfeld Juan del Castillo (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)
Dargestellter: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Künstler: Daniel Berger (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)
Dargestellter: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Künstler: keine Angabe Startseite Projekt Kontakt Links Beacon UBT (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)

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