Author, member of the Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien)
Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien)
The nomination was made jointly by K.A. Melin and E.A. Karlfeldt (see entry 24-2, 1916), both of the Swedish Academy.
The Prize for 1919 was awarded to C. Spitteler in 1920.
The Nobel Committee decided to carry over a number of nominated candidates from the previous year, with members of the Nobel Committee acting as nominator (see entries 1916-24 through 1916-29).