Juan Zorrilla de San Martin
- Category : 1855-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Service 4
Uruguayan epic poet, referred to as the "National Poet of Uruguay" and featured on the 20-peso note. Two of his most famous poems are "Tabaré" (the national poem for Uruguayans) and "La leyenda patria" (The Fatherland Legend). He also wrote the "Hymn to the Tree" (Himno al Arbol), a well-known Spanish poem later made into a song in several Latin-American countries.
As a political figure Juan Zorrilla de San Martín served as a Deputy for Montevideo from 1888 to 1891 and served as Ambassador over several periods.
He died on 3 November 1931, aged 75, in Montevideo.
The internationally well known sculptor José Luis Zorrilla de San Martín was his son and the father of internationally known actress China Zorrilla.