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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1999
Günter Grass

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The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony 1999

A Summary

The Ceremony begins with the arrival of the Royal family, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia and Princess Lilian, and the Nobel Laureates and representatives of the Prize-Awarding Institutions. The 1999 Nobel Laureates receive their Nobel Prizes from the hands of His Majesty the King. Walter Kohn, 1998 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, also receives his Prize.

See a Video of the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony 1999
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