Nobelprize.org
Nobel Prizes and Laureates


Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1971
Pablo Neruda

Share this:

Pablo Neruda - Facts

Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda
(pen-name of Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto)

Born: 12 July 1904, Parral, Chile

Died: 23 September 1973, Santiago, Chile

Residence at the time of the award: Chile

Prize motivation: "for a poetry that with the action of an elemental force brings alive a continent's destiny and dreams"

Field: poetry

Language: Spanish

Prize share: 1/1

Share this:
To cite this page
MLA style: "Pablo Neruda - Facts". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 21 Oct 2014. <http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1971/neruda-facts.html>

Recommended:

Which Nobel Laureates are hidden within the maze of letters?

 

All you need to know about the Literature Prize!

 

Read about Alfred Nobel's Will and the Literature Prize.