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Rene Depestre

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Rene Depestre

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Full Name: Rene Depestre
Born: August 29, 1926
Jacmel, Haiti
Occupation: Writer, Activist
Nationality: Haitian


René Depestre is a Haitian poet and former communist activist. He is considered to be one of the most prominent figures in Haitian literature. He lived in Cuba as an exile from the Duvalier regime for many years and was a founder of the Casa de las Americas publishing house. He is best known for his poetry.

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