The Nobel Prize in Literature 1919
Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler
Born: 24 April 1845, Liestal, Switzerland
Died: 29 December 1924, Lucerne, Switzerland
Residence at the time of the award: Switzerland
Prize motivation: "in special appreciation of his epic, Olympian Spring"
Carl Spitteler received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1920.
Prize share: 1/1