Verner von Heidenstam


Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam

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Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1916

Born: 6 July 1859, Olshammar, Sweden

Died: 20 May 1940, Ă–vralid, Sweden

Residence at the time of the award: Sweden

Prize motivation: "in recognition of his significance as the leading representative of a new era in our literature."

Language: Swedish

Prize share: 1/1

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