Camilo Jose Cela bio

Birth Name: Camilo Jose Cela

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Spain

Date Of Birth: May 11, 1916

Date Of Death: January 17, 2002

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Spanish

Camilo Jose Cela was born on the 11th of May, 1916. He was best known for being a Novelist. A Spanish novelist and short story writer and a 1989 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, he is best known for his 1951 novel La Colmena (The Hive). His other notable works include Cristo versus Arizona (Christ versus Arizona) and La Familia de Pascual Duarte (The Family of Pascual Duarte).

Camilo Jose Cela was born in Spain. He published his first novel, La Familia de Pascual Duarte, in 1942 when he was just twenty-six years old. He was a part of the Generation of ’36 movement, a collective of Spanish Civil War-era artists.

Camilo Jose Cela was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Camilo Jose Cela is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Camilo Jose Cela’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Camilo Jose Cela’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Camilo Jose Cela was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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REAL NAME: Camilo Jose Cela
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Camilo Jose Cela was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Camilo Jose Cela was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Camilo Jose Cela had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Camilo Jose Cela’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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