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Ernesto Sábato

Ernesto SábatoBorn: 24-Jun-1911
Birthplace: Rojas, Argentina
Died: 30-Apr-2011
Location of death: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cause of death: Respiratory failure [1]

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: Argentina
Executive summary: Angel of Darkness

Acclaimed Argentine novelist, appointed in 1984 to head the investigation into the thousands of people "disappeared" — murdered — by the dictatorship of Jorge Rafael Videla.


[1] Complications of bronchitis.

Wife: Matilde Kusminsky-Richter (two sons, m. 24-May-1936, d. 30-Sep-1998)
Son: Jorge Federico (d. 1995)
Son: Mario Sábato (film director, b. 15-Feb-1945)
Wife: Elvira Gonzalez Fraga

    University: PhD Physics, National University of La Plata (1929-37)
    University:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (post-doctoral study)
    Professor: Physics, National University of La Plata (1940-45)

    Argentine Official National Commission on the Disappeared (1983-84)
    Cervantes Prize 1984

Author of books:
Uno y el universo (1945, aphorisms)
El túnel (1948, novel, The Outsider)
El otro rostro del peronismo (1956)
El caso Sábato (1956)
Sobre héroes y tumbas (1961, novel, On Heroes and Tombs)
Tres aproximaciones a la literatura de nuestro tiempo (1968, essays)
Abaddón el exterminador (1974, novel, The Angel of Darkness)
Hombres y engranajes (1991, nonfiction)
Heterodoxia (1991, nonfiction)
La Resistencia (2000, nonfiction)


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