Don Quijote's Greatest Accomplishments

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Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra is the author of Don Quijote de la Mancha, and one of the greatest prose writers of all time. He is one of the most famous figures in the Spanish literature. As a poet and novelist, don Quijote had remarkable accomplishments including the creation of Don Quijote de la Mancha.
Cervantes was born in the university town of Alcala de Henares, Spain, in 1547, and lived during el Siglo de Oro. His life was full of hardships and adventures. While his father searched for work, Miguel’s childhood was spent moving from one place to another. At the age of twenty-two, Cervantes went to Italy, where he served numerous years in the Spanish army. He distinguished himself by his bravery, but unfortunately was shot in the chest

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