Pablo Neruda was the pen name and, later, legal name of the Chilean poet-diplomat and politician Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto. He chose his pen name after the Czech poet Jan Neruda. In 1971 Neruda won the Nobel Prize for Literature
Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant (French pronunciation: [gi d(ə) mo. 5 August 1850 – 6 July French writer, considered one of the fathers of the modern short story and one of the form's finest exponents.