The Nobel Prize in Literature 1917
Karl Gjellerup, Henrik Pontoppidan
Karl Adolph Gjellerup
Born: 2 June 1857, Roholte, Denmark
Died: 11 October 1919, Klotzsche, Germany
Residence at the time of the award: Denmark
Prize motivation: "for his varied and rich poetry, which is inspired by lofty ideals"