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Famous Nicaraguan Poets - Famous Poets from Nicaragua

This famous Nicaraguan poets section is an educational source of information and inspiration featuring reknown Nicaraguan poets. Here you will find famous poets of our time and times past from Nicaragua.

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Belli, Gioconda

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Gioconda Belli (born December 9, 1948 in Managua, Nicaragua) is an author, novelist and renowned Nicaraguan poet.. Nicaraguan poet and novelist
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Cardenal, Ernesto

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Reverend Father Ernesto Cardenal Martínez (born January 20, 1925) is a Nicaraguan Catholic priest and was one of the most famous liberation theologians of the Nicaraguan Sandinistas, a party he has since left. From 1979 to 1987 he served as Nicaragua's first culture minister. He is also famous as a poet. Cardenal was also the founder of the primitivist art community in the Solentiname Islands, where he lived for more than ten years (1965–1977).. Nicaraguan Catholic priest poet and politician
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Murillo, Rosario

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Rosario Murillo (born June 22, 1951) is a Nicaraguan poet and revolutionary who fought in the Sandinista revolution in 1979. She is also the wife of current President Daniel Ortega and is the First Lady of Nicaragua, a title she also held in 1985 when her husband became President 6 years after the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) overthrew the Somoza dynasty. Murillo serves as the Nicaraguan government's lead spokeswoman, government minister, head of the Sandinista Association of Cultural Workers and Communications Coordinator of the Council on Communication and Citizenry. A polyglot, she speaks Spanish, English, Italian and French ; she also has the ability to read German.
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Pérez, Rigoberto López

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Rigoberto López Pérez (May 13, 1929 – September 21, 1956) was a Nicaraguan poet and music composer. He was the assassin of Anastasio Somoza García, the longtime dictator of Nicaragua .
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Castillo, Julio Valle

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Julio Valle Castillo (born August 10, 1952), was born in Masaya, Nicaragua. He is a poet, novelist, painter, essayist, and a critic of literature and art .
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D'León, Omar

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Omar D'León (born Omar D'León Lacayo y Estrada in 1929 in Managua, Nicaragua ) is a well-known Nicaraguan painter and poet .
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Krüger, Erwin

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Erwin Krüger Urroz (León, Nicaragua, November 2 of 1915 - Managua, July 28, 1973) was a Nicaraguan folklore poet and singer.
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López, Danilo

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Danilo Lopez Roman (b. Nicaragua 1954) is an architect, translator, cultural promoter, and poet, who resides in Texas, United States. His work has appeared in many literary magazines in printed and electronic media, including Linden Lane magazine, Hayden's Ferry Review, Loch Raven Review, La Prensa Literaria, and El Pez y la Serpiente .
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Mayorga, Salomón Ibarra

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Salomón Ibarra Mayorga (September 8, 1887 – October 2, 1985) was a Nicaraguan poet, political thinker, and the lyricist of " Salve a ti, Nicaragua ", the Nicaraguan national anthem. His poetry is simple, expressive, musical in quality, and patriotic. A strong proponent of peace and democracy, he is honored in Nicaragua for his anti-interventionist stance and his patriotism .
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Peña, Horacio

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Horacio Peña (born 1936 in Managua, Nicaragua ) is a professor, writer, and poet.