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."
Prize share: 1/1
Their work and discoveries range from the formation of black holes and genetic scissors to efforts to combat hunger and develop new auction formats.
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