Alfonso Daniel Manuel Rodríguez Castelao was born in Rianxo, A Coruña, on 30 January 1886. He is considered one of the creators of modern prose in Galicia and the greatest representative of Galician nationalism.
Francisco Hipólito Asorey González was born in the Pontevedra town of Cambados on 4 March 1889. He became a renowned sculptor and is today considered by critics to be one of the most relevant figures in Spanish sculptural art of the 20th century.
The writer Camilo José Cela Trulock was born in Iria Flavia on 11 May 1916. The son of a Spanish father and an English mother, he was an illustrious representative of post-war literature. An acclaimed author and scholar, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature
Rosalía de Castro was born on 24 February 1837 in Santiago de Compostela. An illustrious writer of the 19th century, she became the author par excellence of modern Galician literature. A pioneer in feminist thought and a forerunner of Spanish poetry, she is a symbol of
Ramón María del Valle-Inclán was born on 28 October 1866 in Vilanova de Arousa (Pontevedra) and died in Santiago de Compostela on 5 January 1936. He belonged to the Generation of '98 and his work is framed in modernism and decadentism, with a rich treatment of
Julio Camba was a journalist and writer who was born in Vilanova de Arousa (Pontevedra) in 1884 and died in Madrid in 1962. He said of his hometown: "If anyone else with talent comes out of this little piece of land, a catastrophe will happen: the