|Nomination for Nobel Prize in Literature|
|Number:||17 - 2|
|Name:||Halldór Kiljan Laxness|
|Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1955|
|Profession:||Member of the Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities|
|University:||Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities|
|Comments:||Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities (Swedish: Kungliga Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien, KVHAA).|
Twelve laureates were awarded a Nobel Prize in 2020, for achievements that have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind.
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