Lydia Cabrera

Lydia Cabrera bio

Birth Name: Lydia Cabrera

Occupation: Activist

Place Of Birth: Cuba

Date Of Birth: May 20, 1899

Date Of Death: September 19, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Cuban

Lydia Cabrera was born on the 20th of May, 1899. She was popular for being a Activist. Cuban author, poet, Afro-Cuban anthropologist and activist who wrote the 1954 work El Monte.

Lydia Cabrera was born in Cuba. She moved to Paris in 1927 and lived there for eleven years while studying art. She wrote several works on the secretive Abakua sect, an Afro-Cuban religious group.

Lydia Cabrera was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Lydia Cabrera was born in 1890s.

Lydia Cabrera 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".


Lydia’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Lydia Cabrera’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Lydia Cabrera’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Lydia Cabrera kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Lydia Cabrera was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Lydia Cabrera
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Lydia Cabrera 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: Lydia Cabrera was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Lydia Cabrera 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.

Lydia Cabrera’s birth sign is Taurus and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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