Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1920
Knut Hamsun

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Knut Hamsun - Facts

Knut Pedersen Hamsun

Knut Pedersen Hamsun

Born: 4 August 1859, Lom, Norway

Died: 19 February 1952, Grimstad, Norway

Residence at the time of the award: Norway

Prize motivation: "for his monumental work, Growth of the Soil"

Field: prose

Language: Norwegian

Prize share: 1/1

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