Neftali Ricardo Basoalto (Pablo Neruda) is born July 12th in Parral, Chile.
José del Carmen (Neruda's father) moves to Temuco and marries Trinidad Candia Marverde.
Neruda starts his studies in a boys' school in Temuco.
Neruda publishes his first article in the newspaper "La Mañana".
November 30: The magazine "Corre-Vuela"publishes Neruda's poem entitled "Mis Ojos".
Neruda publishes thirteen pems in "Corre-Vuela" and colaborates in "Selva Oscura". He participates in
several poetry competitions.
Officially adopts the pseudonym "Pablo Neruda".
Travels to Santiago to continue with his career as a French teacher in the Pedagogic Institut.
Colaborates with the magazine "Claridad" organized by the Federation of Students.
"Crepusculario" is published in August of that year.
Original version of " Veinte poemas de amor y una canción desesperada" is published by Nascimiento editorial.
Is in charge of the magazine "Caballo de Bastos" and colaborates in several literary publications.
"Anillos" and "El habitante y su esperanza" are published. The second edition of "Crepusculario"
He is named consul in Birmania.
Consul in Ceylan.
Goes to Calcuta for the Panhindu Congress.
Consul in Java. He marries María Antonieta Hagenaar Vogelzanz.
Consul in Singapore.
Goes back to Chile and a second edition of "Veinte poemas de amor y una canción desesperada" is released.
"El hondero entusiasta" is published.
Consul in Barcelona. His daughter Malva Marina is born. He is introduced to Federico Garcia Lorca.
Consul in Madrid.
Consul in Paris.
Goes back to Chile and continues with his writings.
Obtains the Municipal Award in Poetry.
Appointed Senator of the Republic by the provinces of Tarapaca and Antofagasta. Obtains the National Award in Literature
Condecorated by the Mexican government with the "Orden Aguila Azteca".
Goes into exile.
Moves to Italy.
Organizes the Continental Congress of Culture.
Wins the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Ambassador in Paris.
Resigns to his charge in the embassy in Paris. He dies the 23 of September in the Santa Maria Clinic, Santiago de Chile.