Google Doodle celebrates Gabriel Garcia Marquez 91st birthday

Biranchi Narayan

Ancoax Technologies

06-Mar-2018 Share

Google on Tuesday honoured Colombian author, journalist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez on his 91st birth anniversary with a doodle.

Marquez, who was fondly called Gabo or Gabito, was born in Aracataca in Colombia.


Born : 6th March 1927

Died : 17th April 2014 (aged 87)


Upon García Márquez’s death in April 2014, Juan Manuel Santos, the President of Colombia, called him "the greatest Colombian who ever lived."


He was a Nobel Laureate in 1982 and owned the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 1972.


Some of his Notable works are One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Autumn of the Patriarch, Love in the Time of Cholera, Chronicle of a Death Foretold and many more.

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