Miguel Cané, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Miguel Cané

Argentine politician

Date of Birth: 27-Jan-1851

Place of Birth: Montevideo, Montevideo Department, Uruguay

Date of Death: 05-Sep-1905

Profession: politician, jurist, diplomat, poet lawyer, journalist

Nationality: Uruguay, Argentina

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Miguel Cané

  • Miguel Cané (Montevideo, January 27, 1851 – Buenos Aires, September 5, 1905) was an Argentine writer, lawyer, academic, journalist, and politician. Cané was born in Montevideo, Uruguay where his family was exiled.
  • He moved to Argentina at the age of two following the fall of Juan Manuel de Rosas.
  • After ending his studies he worked as a journalist. Cané held numerous political offices, notably Argentine minister of external affairs and of the Interior, having been a provincial and national deputy and Mayor of the City of Buenos Aires.
  • He was also a diplomat, serving in Colombia, Venezuela and France.
  • He served in the Argentine Senate between 1898 and 1904 for Buenos Aires. Cané's works included Ensayos (Essays) (1876); Juvenilia (1884), based on memories of his childhood and teenage years; En Viaje 1881-1882 (1884) and Light Prose (1903), a collection of literary writings.
  • Other writings were published posthumously as Discourses and Lectures (1909). A prominent member of the Generation of '80, Cané was influenced by naturalism and the Parnassian poets. He died in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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