Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1917
Karl Gjellerup, Henrik Pontoppidan

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Henrik Pontoppidan - Facts

Henrik Pontoppidan

Henrik Pontoppidan

Born: 24 July 1857, Fredericia, Denmark

Died: 21 August 1943, Ordrup, Denmark

Residence at the time of the award: Denmark

Prize motivation: "for his authentic descriptions of present-day life in Denmark"

Field: prose

Language: Danish

Prize share: 1/2

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