Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1965
Mikhail Sholokhov

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Mikhail Sholokhov - Facts

Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov

Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov

Born: 24 May 1905, Veshenskaya, Russia

Died: 21 February 1984, Veshenskaya, USSR

Residence at the time of the award: USSR

Prize motivation: "for the artistic power and integrity with which, in his epic of the Don, he has given expression to a historic phase in the life of the Russian people"

Field: prose

Language: Russian

Prize share: 1/1

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