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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1950
Bertrand Russell

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Bertrand Russell - Facts

Earl (Bertrand Arthur William) Russell

Earl (Bertrand Arthur William) Russell

Born: 18 May 1872, Trelleck, United Kingdom

Died: 2 February 1970, Penrhyndeudraeth, United Kingdom

Residence at the time of the award: United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "in recognition of his varied and significant writings in which he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought"

Field: philosophy/essay writing

Language: English

Prize share: 1/1

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