Born: 21 June 1905, Paris, France
Died: 15 April 1980, Paris, France
Residence at the time of the award: France
Prize motivation: "for his work which, rich in ideas and filled with the spirit of freedom and the quest for truth, has exerted a far-reaching influence on our age"
Field: drama, prose
Jean-Paul Sartre declined the Nobel Prize.
Prize share: 1/1