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Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla
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Date of Birth: 4 October 1607

Place of Birth: Toledo

Date of Death: 23 January 1648

Place of Death: Madrid


Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla was a 17th-century Spanish playwright who is regarded as one of the main disciples of the school of Pedro Calderón de la Barca. Little is known about his life, though it seems that his paternal grandfather was a Morisco and his paternal grandmother a Jew. He was …

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Ángel Auladell, Miguel, “Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 January 2020 <>

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