The Nobel Prize in Literature 1917
Born: 24 July 1857, Fredericia, Denmark
Died: 21 August 1943, Ordrup, Denmark
Residence at the time of the award: Denmark
Prize motivation: "for his authentic descriptions of present-day life in Denmark."
Prize share: 1/2
Their work and discoveries range from how cells adapt to changes in levels of oxygen to our ability to fight global poverty.
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