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José Luis Sampedro
Spanish economist and writer (1917-2013)wd:Q1393782
genre: novel, short story
country of citizenship: Spain
language of expression: Spanish, Catalan
educated at: University of Madrid
occupation: economist, writer, politician, university teacher, full professor
award received: Premis Internacionals Terenci Moix, Menéndez Pelayo International Prize, Spanish Literature National Prize, Order of Charlemagne, honorary doctorate of Seville University, Hijo Adoptivo de Guadalajara, honorary doctorate of the University of Alcala, Medal of Work Merit (Spain), Gold Medal of Merit in the Fine Arts (Spain), Hijo Adoptivo de Cuenca
position held: Member of the Senate of Spain
José Luis Sampedro Sáez (Barcelona, 1 February 1917 – Madrid, 8 April 2013) was a Spanish economist and writer who advocated an economy "more humane, more caring, able to help develop the dignity of peoples".
Academician of the Real Academia Española since 1990, he was the recipient of the Order of Arts and Letters of Spain, the Menéndez Pelayo International Prize (2010) and the Spanish Literature National Prize (2011). He became an inspiration for the anti-austerity movement in Spain.
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