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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1901
Sully Prudhomme

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Sully Prudhomme - Facts

Sully Prudhomme

Sully Prudhomme
(pen-name of René François Armand Prudhomme)

Born: 16 March 1839, Paris, France

Died: 7 September 1907, Châtenay, France

Residence at the time of the award: France

Prize motivation: "in special recognition of his poetic composition, which gives evidence of lofty idealism, artistic perfection and a rare combination of the qualities of both heart and intellect"

Field: poetry

Language: French

Prize share: 1/1

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