|Nomination for Nobel Prize in Literature|
|Number:||26 - 2|
|Name:||Benito Pérez Galdós|
|Name:||Karl Alfred Melin|
|Profession:||Author, member of the Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien)|
|University:||Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien)|
|Comments:||The nomination was made jointly by H. Hjärne (see entry 26-1, 1916) and K.A. Melin of the Swedish Academy. 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).|
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