Gerhart Hauptmann


Gerhart Johann Robert Hauptmann

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Gerhart Johann Robert Hauptmann
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1912

Born: 15 November 1862, Bad Salzbrunn, Prussia (now Poland)

Died: 6 June 1946, Agnetendorf (now Jagniatków), Germany (now Poland)

Residence at the time of the award: Germany

Prize motivation: "primarily in recognition of his fruitful, varied and outstanding production in the realm of dramatic art."

Language: German

Prize share: 1/1

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