The Nobel Prize in Literature 1931
Erik Axel Karlfeldt
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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1931 was awarded to Erik Axel Karlfeldt "The poetry of Erik Axel Karlfeldt".
Erik Axel Karlfeldt was awarded the Nobel Prize posthumously. From 1974, the Statutes of the Nobel Foundation stipulate that a Nobel Prize cannot be awarded posthumously.
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