García Márquez, Gabriel

García Márquez, Gabriel

Gabriel García Márquez, affectionately known as "Gabo", was born on March 6, 1928 and passed away April 17, 2014.

García Márquez lived through one of the most violent periods in Colombian history. Steeped in the stories of his grandparents, García Márquez wove Colombia's history into magical tales of war, love, and survival.