Nicolás Gómez Dávila, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Nicolás Gómez Dávila

Colombian writer and philosopher

Date of Birth: 18-May-1913

Place of Birth: Bogotá, Colombia

Date of Death: 17-May-1994

Profession: writer, aphorist, philosopher

Nationality: Colombia

Zodiac Sign: Taurus


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About Nicolás Gómez Dávila

  • Nicolás Gómez Dávila (18 May 1913 – 17 May 1994) was a prominent Colombian writer and champion of conservative social political theory. Gómez Dávila's fame began to spread only in the last few years before his death, particularly by way of German translations of his works.
  • He was one of the most radical critics of modernity whose work consists almost entirely of aphorisms which he called "escolios" ("glosses").

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