Paul Johann Ludwig Heyse
Born: 15 March 1830, Berlin, Prussia (now Germany)
Died: 2 April 1914, Munich, Germany
Residence at the time of the award: Germany
Prize motivation: "as a tribute to the consummate artistry, permeated with idealism, which he has demonstrated during his long productive career as a lyric poet, dramatist, novelist and writer of world-renowned short stories."
Prize share: 1/1