Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

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Bjørnstjerne Martinus Bjørnson

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Bjørnstjerne Martinus Bjørnson
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1903

Born: 8 December 1832, Kvikne, Norway

Died: 26 April 1910, Paris, France

Residence at the time of the award: Norway

Prize motivation: "as a tribute to his noble, magnificent and versatile poetry, which has always been distinguished by both the freshness of its inspiration and the rare purity of its spirit."

Language: Norwegian

Prize share: 1/1

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