The Nobel Prize in Literature 1970
Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
Born: 11 December 1918, Kislovodsk, Russia
Died: 3 August 2008, Troitse-Lykovo, Russia
Residence at the time of the award: USSR
Prize motivation: "for the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature"
Prize share: 1/1