Gabriela Mistral Death Cause and Date

Gabriela Mistral's Death

Born (Birthday) April 7, 1889

Death Date January 10, 1957

Age of Death 67 years

Cause of Death Pancreatic Cancer

Profession Poet

The poet Gabriela Mistral died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Born Lucila Godoy Alcayaga and better known by her pen name of Gabriela Mistral, this Chilean poet was the 1945 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature. She also received the 1951 Chilean National Prize for Literature, and her Sonetos de la Muerte poetry collection won the 1914 Juegos Florales literary contest.

The daughter of teacher Juan Geronimo Godoy Villanueva and seamstress Petronila Alcayaga, she was born in Vicuna, Chile, and raised in Montegrande. Her elder sister, Emelina Molina, was her first teacher.



“Many things we need can wait. The child cannot. Now is the time his bones are formed, his mind developed. To him we cannot say tomorrow, his name is today.” (Gabriela Mistral)

Gabriela Mistral Death Cause and Date