The Nobel Prize in Literature 1927
Born: 18 October 1859, Paris, France
Died: 4 January 1941, Paris, France
Residence at the time of the award: France
Prize motivation: "in recognition of his rich and vitalizing ideas and the brilliant skill with which they have been presented"
Field: philosophy/essay writing
Henri Bergson received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1928.
Prize share: 1/1