Rudolf Eucken


Rudolf Christoph Eucken

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Rudolf Christoph Eucken
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1908

Born: 5 January 1846, Aurich, East Friesland (now Germany)

Died: 14 September 1926, Jena, Germany

Residence at the time of the award: Germany

Prize motivation: "in recognition of his earnest search for truth, his penetrating power of thought, his wide range of vision, and the warmth and strength in presentation with which in his numerous works he has vindicated and developed an idealistic philosophy of life."

Language: German

Prize share: 1/1

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