Henryk Sienkiewicz

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Henryk Sienkiewicz

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Henryk Sienkiewicz
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1905

Born: 5 May 1846, Wola Okrzejska, Poland

Died: 15 November 1916, Vevey, Switzerland

Residence at the time of the award: Poland

Prize motivation: "because of his outstanding merits as an epic writer."

Language: Polish

Prize share: 1/1

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