March 30, 2023

Pablo Neruda did indeed die of poisoning, confirms the international committee of scientists | Books

The Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (1904-1973), winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971, was actually poisoned with a bacterium that caused his death in 1973. This is the conclusion of the third group of experts called to study the causes of his death the writer in September 23rd of that year at the Clínica Santa María, in Santiago, Chile, just 12 days after the coup in which Augusto Pinochet overthrew the government of Salvador Allende.

The news was promoted on Monday night by the Spanish newspaper the countrywhich quotes the conviction of the poet’s nephew, Rodolfo Reyes, already reported by the Efe news agency.

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