Theodor Mommsen


Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen

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Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1902

Born: 30 November 1817, Garding, Schleswig (now Germany)

Died: 1 November 1903, Charlottenburg, Germany

Residence at the time of the award: Germany

Prize motivation: "the greatest living master of the art of historical writing, with special reference to his monumental work, A history of Rome."

Language: German

Prize share: 1/1

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