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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, Övralid, 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."
Prize share: 1/1