Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1916
Verner von Heidenstam

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Verner von Heidenstam - Facts

Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam

Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam

Born: 6 July 1859, Olshammar, Sweden

Died: 20 May 1940, Övralid, Sweden

Residence at the time of the award: Sweden

Prize motivation: "in recognition of his significance as the leading representative of a new era in our literature"

Field: poetry, prose

Language: Swedish

Prize share: 1/1

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