Giosuè Carducci

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Giosuè Carducci

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Giosuè Carducci
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1906

Born: 27 July 1835, Val di Castello, Tuscany (now Italy)

Died: 16 February 1907, Bologna, Italy

Residence at the time of the award: Italy

Prize motivation: "not only in consideration of his deep learning and critical research, but above all as a tribute to the creative energy, freshness of style, and lyrical force which characterize his poetic masterpieces."

Language: Italian

Prize share: 1/1

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