• Born date: 1899-08-24
  • Born in: Argentína
  • Death date: 1986-06-14
  • Death in: Switzerland
Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges, KBE (Spanish: [ˈxorxe ˈlwis ˈβorxes] About this sound audio ; 24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986) was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator born in Buenos Aires. His work embraces the "character of unreality in all literature".