Alberto Granado, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alberto Granado

Argentine-Cuban biochemistry doctor, writer, scientist and traveling companion of Che Guevara

Date of Birth: 08-Aug-1922

Place of Birth: CĂłrdoba Province, Argentina

Date of Death: 05-Mar-2011

Profession: scientist, screenwriter, writer, physician, pharmacist

Nationality: Argentina

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Alberto Granado

  • Alberto Granado JimĂ©nez (August 8, 1922 – March 5, 2011) was an Argentine–Cuban biochemist, doctor, writer, and scientist.
  • He was also the youthful friend and traveling companion of Che Guevara during their 1952 motorcycle tour in Latin America.
  • Granado later founded the University of Santiago de Cuba School of Medicine.
  • He authored the memoir Traveling with Che Guevara: The Making of a Revolutionary, which served as a reference for the 2004 film The Motorcycle Diaries, in which he was played by Rodrigo de la Serna.
  • An elderly Alberto Granado makes a short appearance at the end of the film.

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