Francisco de Quevedo

Sep 14, 1580 - Sep 8, 1645

Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Santibáñez Villegas, KOS was a Spanish nobleman, politician and writer of the Baroque era. Along with his lifelong rival, Luis de Góngora, Quevedo was one of the most prominent Spanish poets of the age. His style is characterized by what was called conceptismo. This style existed in stark contrast to Góngora's culteranismo.
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“In short, not only are things not what they seem, they are not even what they are called!”

Francisco de Quevedo
Sep 14, 1580 - Sep 8, 1645
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