Spain finds Don Quixote writer Cervantes’ tomb in Madrid

CC201 students know Miguel de Cervantes as the elusive author of Don Quixote. Some of the mystery surrounding him has been recently abated: forensic scientists have uncovered his remains beneath a building in Madrid.


Though badly damaged, scientists found his bones alongside those of his wife and other individuals who were buried with him. Cervantes’ crypt is scheduled to be opened to the public next year to coincide with the 400th anniversary of his death.

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