Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1908
Rudolf Eucken

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Rudolf Eucken - Facts

Rudolf Christoph Eucken

Rudolf Christoph Eucken

Born: 5 January 1846, Aurich, East Friesland (now Germany)

Died: 14 September 1926, Jena, Germany

Residence at the time of the award: Germany

Prize motivation: "in recognition of his earnest search for truth, his penetrating power of thought, his wide range of vision, and the warmth and strength in presentation with which in his numerous works he has vindicated and developed an idealistic philosophy of life"

Field: philosophy/essay writing

Language: German

Prize share: 1/1

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