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Rómulo Gallegos


Gallegos, Rómulo (1884–1968), Venezuelan novelist and statesman. Elected president of Venezuela in 1947, he was almost immediately overthrown by a military coup. His short stories and novels, of which the best known is Doña Bárbara (1929), are primarily didactic and ideological works concerned with social reform.

See also: Venezuela.

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