Alejandro Tapia y Rivera, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alejandro Tapia y Rivera

Puerto Rican poet

Date of Birth: 12-Nov-1826

Place of Birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States

Date of Death: 19-Jul-1882

Profession: writer, poet

Nationality: Spain

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Alejandro Tapia y Rivera

  • Alejandro Tapia y Rivera (November 12, 1826 – July 19, 1882) was a Puerto Rican poet, playwright, essayist and writer.
  • Tapia is considered to be the father of Puerto Rican literature and as the person who has contributed the most to the cultural advancement of Puerto Rico's literature.
  • In addition to his writing, he was also an abolitionist and a women's rights advocate.

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