|Nomination for Nobel Prize in Literature|
|Number:||17 - 0|
|Name:||William B Yeats|
|Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1923|
|Name:||Per G Hallström|
|Profession:||Member of the Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien)|
|University:||Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien)|
|Comments:||Very few nominations were received for the Prize of 1915. Therefore, the Nobel Committee decided at a meeting on Feb.1, 1915, to carry over a number of nominated candidates from the previous year, with members of the Nobel Committee acting as nominator (see entries 1915-12 through 1915-22).|
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