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Pedro Calderón de la Barca
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Date of Birth: 17 January 1600

Place of Birth: Madrid

Date of Death: 25 May 1681

Place of Death: Madrid


Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Spanish dramatist and poet, is the last great figure of Spanish Golden Age literature. Born in Madrid on 17 January 1600, he was educated by the Jesuits in Madrid, and continued his studies until 1620 at the universities of Alcalá and Salamanca. In his youth, …

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Belloni, Benedetta, “Pedro Calderón de la Barca”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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