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Nobel Prize for Literature

Winners of the most prestigious award for literature from 1901 to the present
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2002 Imre Kertesz--Hungary
2001 V.S. Naipaul--Great Britain
2000 Gao Xingjian--China
1999 Günter Grass--Germany
1998 José Saramago--Portugal
1997 Dario Fo--Italy
1996 Wislawa Szymborska--Poland
1995 Seamus Heaney--Ireland
1994 Kenzaburo Oe--Japan
1993 Toni Morrison--U.S.A 
1992 Derek Walcott--St. Lucia
1991 Nadine Gordimer--South Africa
1990 Octavio Paz--Mexico
1989 Dr. Camilo José Cela--Spain
1988 Naguib Mahfouz--Egypt
1987 Joseph Brodsky--U.S.A 
1986 Wole Soyinka--Nigeria
1985 Claude Simon--France 
1984 Jaroslav Seifert--Czechoslovakia
1983 William Golding--United Kingdom
1982 Gabriel García Márquez--Colombia
1981 Elias Canetti--United Kingdom
1980 Czeslaw Milosz--Poland/U.S.A 
1979 Odysseus Elytis--Greece 
1978 Isaac Bashevis Singer--U.S.A. 
1977 Vincente Aleixandre--Spain
1976 Saul Bellow--U.S.A 
1975 Eugenio Montale--Italy
1974 Eyvind Johnson and Harry Martinson--Sweden
1973 Patrick White--Australia
1972 Heinrich Böll--Germany
1971 Pablo Neruda--Chile 
1970 Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn--U.S.S.R. 
1969 Samuel Beckett--Ireland
1968 Yasunari Kawabata--Japan
1967 Miguel A. Asturias--Guatemala
1966 Schmel Y. Agnon (Israel) and Nelly Sachs (Germany) 
1965 Michail Sholokhov--U.S.S.R. 
1964 Jean-Paul Sartre--France (declined) 
1963 Giorgos Seferis--Greece 
1962 John Steinbeck--U.S.A 
1961 Ivo Andric--Yugoslavia
1960 Saint-John Perse--France 
1959 Salvatore Quasimodo--Italy
1958 Boris Pasternak--U.S.S.R. 
1957 Albert Camus--France 
1956 J.R. Jiménez--Spain
1955 Halldór Kiljan Laxness--Iceland
1954 Ernest Hemingway--U.S.A. 
1953 Winston Churchill--United Kingdom
1952 François Mauriac--France 
1951 Pär Lagerkvist--Sweden
1950 Bertrand Russell--United Kingdom
1949 William Faulkner--U.S.A. 
1948 T.S. Eliot--United Kingdom
1947 André Gide--France 
1946 Hermann Hesse--Switzerland
1945 Gabriela Mistral--Chile 
1944 Johannes V. Jensen--Denmark
1943 No Award
1942 No Award
1941 No Award
1940 No Award
1939 F.E. Sillanpää--Finland
1938 Pearl S. Buck--U.S.A. 
1937 Roger Martin du Gard--France 
1936 Eugene O'Neill--U.S.A. 
1935 No Award
1934 Luigi Pirandello--Italy
1933 Ivan Bunin--U.S.S.R 
1932 John Galsworthy--United Kingdom
1931 Erik Axel Karlfeldt--Italy
1930 Sinclair Lewis--U.S.A. 
1929 Thomas Mann--Germany
1928 Singrid Undset--Norway
1927 Henri Bergson--France 
1926 Grazia Deledda--Italy
1925 George Bernard Shaw--United Kingdom
1924 Wladyslaw Reymont--Poland
1923 William Butler Yeats--Ireland
1922 Jacinto Benavente--Spain
1921 Anatole France--France 
1920 Knut Hamsun--Norway
1919 Carl Spitteler--Switzerland
1918 No Award
1917 Karl Gjellerup (Italy) and Henrik Pontoppidan (Denmark) 
1916 Verner von Heidenstam--Sweden
1915 Romain Rolland--France 
1914 No Award
1913 Rabindranath Tagore--India
1912 Gerhart Hauptmann--Germany
1911 Maurice Maeterlinck--Belgium
1910 Paul von Heyse--Germany
1909 Selma Lagerlöf--Sweden
1908 Rudolf Eucken--Germany
1907 Rudyard Kipling--United Kingdom
1906 Giosue Carducci--Italy
1905 Henryk Sienkiewicz--Poland
1904 José Echegaray (Spain) and Frédéric Mistral (France) 
1903 Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson--Norway
1902 Theodor Mommsen--Germany
1901 Sully Prudhomme--France 
 
 
 
 
   
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