Salomón de la Selva

Salomón de la Selva (March 20, 1893, León Nicaragua - February 5, 1959, Paris, France) was a Nicaraguan poet and honorary member of the Mexican Academy of Language.wikipedia
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León, Nicaragua

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Salomón de la Selva (March 20, 1893, León Nicaragua - February 5, 1959, Paris, France) was a Nicaraguan poet and honorary member of the Mexican Academy of Language.
The city has been home to many of Nicaragua's most noteworthy poets including Rubén Darío, Alfonso Cortés and Salomón de la Selva.

Nicaragua

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Salomón de la Selva (March 20, 1893, León Nicaragua - February 5, 1959, Paris, France) was a Nicaraguan poet and honorary member of the Mexican Academy of Language.

Paris

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Salomón de la Selva (March 20, 1893, León Nicaragua - February 5, 1959, Paris, France) was a Nicaraguan poet and honorary member of the Mexican Academy of Language.

France

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Salomón de la Selva (March 20, 1893, León Nicaragua - February 5, 1959, Paris, France) was a Nicaraguan poet and honorary member of the Mexican Academy of Language.

Academia Mexicana de la Lengua

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Salomón de la Selva (March 20, 1893, León Nicaragua - February 5, 1959, Paris, France) was a Nicaraguan poet and honorary member of the Mexican Academy of Language.

José Santos Zelaya

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In 1906 at the age of twelve, he is offered a scholarship by the government of José Santos Zelaya to study in the United States.

National Autonomous University of Nicaragua at León

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After his father's passing on February 2, 1910, Salomón de la Selva returns to Nicaragua and begins studying law at Universidad de León.

Cornell University

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The history of his pursuits in higher education is unclear, but there are records of de la Selva having taken classes at Cornell University and Columbia University between 1913-1915.

Columbia University

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The history of his pursuits in higher education is unclear, but there are records of de la Selva having taken classes at Cornell University and Columbia University between 1913-1915. By winter 1914-15 he met Rubén Darío in New York City and accompanied him to a conference offered at Columbia University on February 4, 1915.

Williams College

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He was later employed at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts from 1916-1917 as a romance language instructor in Spanish and in French.

Williamstown, Massachusetts

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He was later employed at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts from 1916-1917 as a romance language instructor in Spanish and in French.

Rubén Darío

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By winter 1914-15 he met Rubén Darío in New York City and accompanied him to a conference offered at Columbia University on February 4, 1915.

New York City

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By winter 1914-15 he met Rubén Darío in New York City and accompanied him to a conference offered at Columbia University on February 4, 1915.

Stephen Vincent Benét

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He frequented the literary circles of young New York poets with figures such as Stephen Vincent Benet and Edna St. Vincent Millay with whom it was said he had a love affair.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

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He frequented the literary circles of young New York poets with figures such as Stephen Vincent Benet and Edna St. Vincent Millay with whom it was said he had a love affair.

World War I

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From 1917-1918, de la Selva served as a soldier in World War I serving the British forces, enlisting in the U.S. army on June 5, 1917.

United Kingdom

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From 1917-1918, de la Selva served as a soldier in World War I serving the British forces, enlisting in the U.S. army on June 5, 1917.

Diego Rivera

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He was able to draw from his experiences on the battlefield to inspire future works, specifically El soldado desconocido (The Unknown Soldier), written in Spanish and illustrated by Diego Rivera, which was published in Mexico in 1922.

Katherine Anne Porter

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Around this time in 1922 he was also romantically involved with American author Katherine Anne Porter.

Labour movement

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He associated himself with the American labour movement and became secretary to labor union leader Samuel Gompers. Between 1925 and 1929 he lived in Nicaragua and dedicated himself to the local syndicalism activism of laborioust tendency.

Samuel Gompers

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He associated himself with the American labour movement and became secretary to labor union leader Samuel Gompers.

Syndicalism

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Between 1925 and 1929 he lived in Nicaragua and dedicated himself to the local syndicalism activism of laborioust tendency.

American Federation of Labor

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He urged the affiliation of the Nicaraguan Worker's Federation (Federación Obrera Nicaragüense) to the Panamerican Worker's Central (Central Obrera Panamericana), which was affiliated to the American Federation of Labor.

1931 Nicaragua earthquake

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His daughter Carmelita was born whilst de la Selva served as the director of newspaper Nicaragua Libre of the Nicaraguan Patriotic League and perished in the earthquake which shook Managua on March 31, 1931.

Augusto César Sandino

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By 1930 he had published articles supporting Augusto César Sandino published in San José, Costa Rica through different media such as the Diario de Costa Rica and Repertorio Americano of Joaquín García Monge.