The Nobel Prize in Literature 1969
Born: 13 April 1906, Dublin, Ireland
Died: 22 December 1989, Paris, France
Residence at the time of the award: Ireland
Prize motivation: "for his writing, which - in new forms for the novel and drama - in the destitution of modern man acquires its elevation"
Field: drama, prose
Language: English and French
Prize share: 1/1