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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1929
Thomas Mann

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Thomas Mann - Facts

Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann

Born: 6 June 1875, Lübeck, Germany

Died: 12 August 1955, Zurich, Switzerland

Residence at the time of the award: Germany

Prize motivation: "principally for his great novel, Buddenbrooks, which has won steadily increased recognition as one of the classic works of contemporary literature"

Field: prose

Language: German

Prize share: 1/1

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