Víctor Toledo was born in Cordoba, Veracruz in November 22, 1957. He graduated from Linguistic and Hispanic Literature College at UNAM. He got his PhD in Russian Philosophy and Philology at the Lomonosov State University at Moscow in 1991.
He has published 8 collections of poetry and anthologies, translations from Russian and essays on Russian poets as Pushkin, Pasternak and Brodsky.
In 2004 he was awarded with the Medalla de Honor Presidencial Pablo Neruda.