Karl Gjellerup


Karl Adolph Gjellerup

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Karl Adolph Gjellerup
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1917

Born: 2 June 1857, Roholte, Denmark

Died: 11 October 1919, Klotzsche, Germany

Residence at the time of the award: Denmark

Prize motivation: "for his varied and rich poetry, which is inspired by lofty ideals."

Language: Danish

Prize share: 1/2

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