Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1988
Naguib Mahfouz

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Naguib Mahfouz - Facts

Naguib Mahfouz

Naguib Mahfouz

Born: 11 December 1911, Cairo, Egypt

Died: 30 August 2006, Cairo, Egypt

Residence at the time of the award: Egypt

Prize motivation: "who, through works rich in nuance - now clear-sightedly realistic, now evocatively ambiguous - has formed an Arabian narrative art that applies to all mankind"

Field: prose

Language: Arabic

Prize share: 1/1

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