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English: Nobel Prize for Literature

Award Year: Ascending Order: 1901-1959

Sully Prudhomme (1901)
Sully Prudhomme (1839-1907):
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Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen (1902)
Mommsen, Theodor (1817-1903):
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Bjørnstjerne Martinus Bjørnson (1903)
Bjørnson, Bjørnstjerne (1832-1910):
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José Echegaray y Eizaguirre (1904)
Echegaray, José (1832-1916):
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Frédéric Mistral (1904)
Mistral, Frédéric (1830-1914):
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Henryk Sienkiewicz (1905)
Sienkiewicz, Henryk (1846-1916):
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Giosuè Carducci (1906)
Carducci, Giosuè (1835-1907):
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Rudyard Kipling (1907)
Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936):
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Rudolf Christoph Eucken (1908)
Eucken, Rudolf (1846-1926):
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Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf (1909)
Lagerlöf, Selma (1858-1940):
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Paul Johann Ludwig Heyse (1910)
Heyse, Paul (1830-1914):
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Count Maurice (Mooris) Polidore Marie Bernhard Maeterlinck (1911)
Maeterlinck, Maurice (1862-1949):
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Gerhart Johann Robert Hauptmann (1912)
Hauptmann, Gerhart (1862-1946):
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Rabindranath Tagore (1913)
Tagore, Rabindranath (1861-1941):
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(1914): No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.



Romain Rolland (1915)
Rolland, Romain (1866-1944):
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Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam (1916)
Heidenstam, Verner von (1859-1940):
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Karl Adolph Gjellerup (1917)
Gjellerup, Karl (1857-1919):
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Henrik Pontoppidan (1917)
Pontoppidan, Henrik (1857-1943):
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(1918): No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.



Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler (1919)
Spitteler, Carl (1845-1924):
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Knut Pedersen Hamsun (1920)
Hamsun, Knut (1859-1952):
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Anatole France (1921)
France, Anatole (1844-1924):
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Jacinto Benavente (1922)
Benavente, Jacinto (1866-1954):
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William Butler Yeats (1923)
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), (1865-1939):
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Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont (1924)
Reymont, Wladyslaw Stanislaw (1867-1925):
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George Bernard Shaw (1925)
Shaw, Bernard (1856-1950):
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Grazia Deledda (1926)
Deledda, Grazia (1871-1936):
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Henri Bergson (1927)
Bergson, Henri (1859-1941):
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Sigrid Undset (1928)
Undset, Sigrid (1882-1949):
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Thomas Mann (1929)
Mann, Thomas (1875-1955):
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Sinclair Lewis (1930)
Lewis, Sinclair (1885-1951):
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Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1931)
Karlfeldt, Erik Axel (1864-1931):
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John Galsworthy (1932)
Galsworthy, John (1867-1933):
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Ivan Alekseevich Bunin (1933)
Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich (1870-1953):
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Luigi Pirandello (1934)
Pirandello, Luigi (1867-1936):
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(1935): No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.



Eugene Gladstone O'Neill (1936)
O'Neill, Eugene (1888-1953):
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Roger Martin du Gard (1937)
Martin du Gard, Roger (1881-1958):
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Pearl Buck (1938)
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), (1892-1973):
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Frans Eemil Sillanpää (1939)
Sillanpää, Frans Eemil, (1888-1964):
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(1940): No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.



(1941): No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.



(1942): No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.



(1943): No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.



Johannes Vilhelm Jensen (1944)
Jensen, Johannes V. (Johannes Vilhelm), (1873-1950):
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Gabriela Mistral (1945)
Mistral, Gabriela (1889-1957):
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Hermann Hesse (1946)
Hesse, Hermann (1877-1962):
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André Paul Guillaume Gide (1947)
Gide, André (1869-1951):
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Thomas Stearns Eliot (1948)
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), (1888-1965):
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William Faulkner (1949)
Faulkner, William (1897-1962):
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Earl (Bertrand Arthur William) Russell (1950)
Russell, Bertrand (1872-1970):
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Pär Lagerkvist (1951)
Lagerkvist, Pär (1891-1974):
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François Mauriac (1952)
Mauriac, François (1885-1970):
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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1953)
Churchill, Winston (1874-1965):
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Ernest Miller Hemingway (1954)
Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961):
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Halldór Kiljan Laxness (1955)
Halldór Laxness, (1902-1998):
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Juan Ramón Jiménez (1956)
Jiménez, Juan Ramón (1881-1958):
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Albert Camus (1957)
Camus, Albert (1913-1960):
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Boris Leonidovich Pasternak (1958)
Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich (1890-1960):
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Salvatore Quasimodo (1959)
Quasimodo, Salvatore (1901-1968):
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Award Year: Ascending Order: 1960-2017

Saint-John Perse (1960)
Saint-John Perse (1887-1975):
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Ivo Andric (1961)
Andric, Ivo (1892-1975):
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John Steinbeck (1962)
Steinbeck, John (1902-1968):
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Giorgos Seferis (1963)
Seferis, George (1900-1971):
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Jean-Paul Sartre (1964)
Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905-1980):
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Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov (1965)
Sholokhov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich (1905-1984):
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Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1966)
Agnon, Shmuel Yosef (1888-1970):
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Nelly Sachs (1966)
Sachs, Nelly [1891-1970]:
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Miguel Angel Asturias (1967)
Asturias, Miguel Angel [1899-1974]:
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Yasunari Kawabata (1968)
Kawabata, Yasunari (1899-1972):
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Samuel Beckett (1969)
Beckett, Samuel (1906-1989):
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Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (1970)
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Isaevich (1918-2008):
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Pablo Neruda (1971)
Neruda, Pablo (1904-1973):
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Heinrich Böll (1972)
Böll, Heinrich (1917-1985):
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Patrick White (1973)
White, Patrick (1912-1990):
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Eyvind Johnson (1974)
Johnson, Eyvind (1900-1976):
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Harry Martinson (1974)
Martinson, Harry (1904-1978):
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Eugenio Montale (1975)
Montale, Eugenio (1896-1981):
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Saul Bellow (1976)
Bellow, Saul [1915-2005]:
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Vicente Aleixandre (1977)
Aleixandre, Vicente (1898-1984):
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Isaac Bashevis Singer (1978)
Singer, Isaac Bashevis (1904-1991):
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Odysseas Elytes (1979)
Elytes, Odysseas (1911-1996):
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Czeslaw Milosz (1980)
Milosz, Czeslaw [1911-2004]:
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Elias Canetti (1981)
Canetti, Elias (1905-1994):
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Gabriel Garcia Márquez (1982)
Garcia Márquez, Gabriel (1927--2014):
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William Golding (1983)
Golding, William (1911-1993):
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Jaroslav Seifert (1984)
Seifert, Jaroslav (1901-1986):
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Claude Simon (1985)
Simon, Claude [1913-2005]:
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Wole Soyinka (1986)
Soyinka, Wole [1934- ):
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Joseph Brodsky (1987)
Brodsky, Joseph (1940-1996):
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Naguib Mahfouz (1988)
Mahfouz, Naguib (1911-2006):
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Camilo José Cela (1989)
Cela, Camilo José (1916-2002):
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Octavio Paz (1990)
Paz, Octavio (1914-1998):
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Nadine Gordimer (1991)
Gordimer, Nadine [1923-2014):
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Derek Walcott (1992)
Walcott, Derek [1930-2017):
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Toni Morrison (1993)
Morrison, Toni [1931- ):
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Kenzaburo Oe (1994)
Ōe, Kenzaburō (1935- ):
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Seamus Heaney (1995)
Heaney, Seamus (1939-2013]:
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Wislawa Szymborska (1996)
Szymborska, Wislawa [1923-2012]:
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Dario Fo (1997)
Fo, Dario [1926- ):
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José Saramago (1998)
Saramago, José [1922-2010]:
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Günter Grass (1999)
Grass, Günter (1927- ):
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Gao Xingjian (2000)
Gao, Xingjian [1940- ):
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Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul (2001)
Naipaul, V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad), (1932- ):
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Imre Kertész (2002)
Kertész, Imre (1929- ):
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John M. Coetzee (2003)
Coetzee, J. M. (1940- ):
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Elfriede Jelinek (2004)
Jelinek, Elfriede (1946- ):
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Harold Pinter (2005)
Pinter, Harold (1930-2008):
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Orhan Pamuk (2006)
Pamuk, Orhan (1952- ):
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Doris Lessing (2007)
Lessing, Doris May (1919--2013):
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Jean Marie Gustave Le Clézio (2008)
Le Clézio, J.-M.G. (Jean Marie Gustave) (1940- ):
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Herta Müller (2009)
Müller, Herta (1953- ):
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Mario Vargas Llosa (2010)
Vargas Llosa, Mario (1936- ):
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Tomas Tranströmer (2011)
Transtroömer, Tomas (1931- ):
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Mo Yan (2012)
Mo, Yan (1955- ):
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Alice Munro (2013)
Munro, Alice (1931- ):
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Patrick Modiano (2014)
Modiano, Patrick (1945- ):
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Svetlana Alexievich (2015)
Aleksievich Svetlana (1948-):
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Bob Dylan (2016)
Dylan, Bob (1941- ):
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Kazuo Ishiguro (2017)
Ishiguro, Kazuo (1954-):
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