Felipe Trigo

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Felipe Trigo.

Felipe Trigo (February 13, 1864 in Villanueva de la Serena, Badajoz – September 2, 1916 in Madrid) was a 20th-century Spanish writer.

He studied Medicine in Madrid and practised in several villages in Extremadura. He later become a member of Military Health Corps and he was appointed to Philippines, where he was about to die and he had to be repatriated as a Lieutenant-Colonel.

In 1900, he quit medicine to concentrate in literature. Eroticism was the main subject of his works, but he was also interested in social denounces and critics about illiteracy and caciquism with peasants in Spain and specially in the Extremadura of his times in particular.

Felipe Trigo committed suicide in 1916 for unclear reasons.

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