Famous American author Quotes
Chilean poet-diplomat Pablo Neruda was referred to as “the greatest poet of the 20th century in any language” by Gabriel García Márquez. Having written poetry since he was a teenager, Neruda was known for his surrealist poems, historical epics, political manifestos and erotically-charged love poems. He was also known for writing in green ink – his personal symbol for desire and hope.
7. Che Guevara
The man whose face has become a countercultural icon of rebellion, Ernesto “Che” Guevara was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat and military theorist who became a major figure of the Cuban Revolution. Undoubtedly one of the most famous Latin Americans the world over, Che Guevara earned his famous nickname due to his frequent use of the Argentine che, similar to the American ‘bro’ or the Canadian ‘eh’.
8. David Fischman
David Fischman Kalincausky was born in Lima and is a writer, columnist, international speaker and consultant on issues of leadership and personal improvement. He was a founding member of the technological institute Cibertec, and also helped found the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences (UBC) in 1994.
9. Pancho Segura
Pancho Segura is a former leading tennis player born in Guayaquil, but also a citizen of the US. Segura is only player to have won the US Pro title on three different surfaces. What’s more, he did this consecutively from 1950 to 1952, eventually also winning the spot of World Co-No.1 player in 1953 with Pancho Gonzales from the US.