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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1958
Boris Pasternak

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Boris Pasternak - Facts

Boris Leonidovich Pasternak

Boris Leonidovich Pasternak

Born: 10 February 1890, Moscow, Russia

Died: 30 May 1960, Peredelkino, Russia

Residence at the time of the award: USSR

Prize motivation: "for his important achievement both in contemporary lyrical poetry and in the field of the great Russian epic tradition"

Field: poetry, prose

Language: Russian

Boris Pasternak first accepted the award, but was later caused by the authorities of his country to decline the prize.

Prize share: 1/1

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