Knut Pedersen Hamsun
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1920
Born: 4 August 1859, Lom, Norway
Died: 19 February 1952, Grimstad, Norway
Residence at the time of the award: Norway
Prize motivation: "for his monumental work, Growth of the Soil."
Prize share: 1/1
Their work and discoveries range from the formation of black holes and genetic scissors to efforts to combat hunger and develop new auction formats.
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