Ernesto Cardenal

About Ernesto Cardenal

Birth Day: January 20, 1925
Birth Place: Granada, Nicaragua

Ernesto Cardenal

Ernesto Cardenal was born on January 20, 1925 in Granada, Nicaragua. Nicaraguan priest, politician and poet who founded the primitivist art community in the Solentiname Islands.
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Popular As Ernesto Cardenal
Occupation Religious Leader
Age 98 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 20, 1925 (Granada, Nicaragua)
Birthday January 20
Town/City Granada, Nicaragua
Nationality Nicaragua

🌙 Zodiac

Ernesto Cardenal’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Ernesto Cardenal was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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Nicaraguan priest, Politician and poet who founded the primitivist art community in the Solentiname Islands.

Before Fame

Although he was born in Granada, Nicaragua he spent much of is youth studying in New York and traveling through Italy, Spain and Switzerland between 1949 and 1950.


He served as the Nicaraguan Minister of Culture from 1979 to 1987.

Family Life

He was born into an upper-class Nicaraguan family and had a cousin, Pablo Antonio Cuadra, who was also a poet.

Associated With

He resided at the Trappist Monastery of Gethsemani under the leadership of fellow priest and poet, Thomas Merton, during the 1950s.

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