Palacio in Madrid, Spain
Félix Lope de Vega
In this place stood the house where Félix Lope De Vega, "the Phoenix of Wit", was born in 1562.
Erected 1991 by Ayuntamiento de Madrid.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the City of Madrid - "Yellow Diamond" series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 25, 1562.
Location. 40° 24.956′ N, 3° 42.546′ W. Marker is in Madrid. It is in Palacio. Marker is on Calle Mayor. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle Mayor 46, Madrid 28025, Spain. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Puerta de Guadalaxara / Guadalajara Gate (a few steps from this marker); Ricardo Villa (within shouting distance of this marker); “Fortunata” (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Luís Vélez de Guevara (about 90 meters away); La Iglesia Parroquial de San Salvador / The San Salvador Parrochial Church Enrique IV (about 150 meters away); Las Monarcas Trastámara (about 180 meters away); Antonio Pérez (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madrid.
Also see . . .
1. Lope de Vega (Wikipedia).
"Félix Lope de Vega y Carpio (25 November 1562 – 27 August 1635) was a Spanish playwright, poet, and novelist. He was one of the key figures in the Spanish Golden Age of Baroque literature. His reputation in the world of Spanish literature is second only to that of Miguel de Cervantes, while the sheer volume of his literary output is unequalled, making him one of the most prolific authors in the history of literature. He was nicknamed "The Phoenix of Wits" and "Monster of Nature" (in Spanish: Fénix de los Ingenios, Monstruo de la Naturaleza) by Cervantes because of his prolific nature."(Submitted on May 7, 2022.)
2. Félix Lope de Vega (Memoria de Madrid).
Excerpt (in translation):" They say that Lope is Madrid, that his pen contains all the essences that made up the historically most universal Madrid, that of the 17th century. And that's(Submitted on May 7, 2022.)
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