Anatole France


Anatole France

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Anatole France
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1921

Born: 16 April 1844, Paris, France

Died: 12 October 1924, Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire, France

Residence at the time of the award: France

Prize motivation: "in recognition of his brilliant literary achievements, characterized as they are by a nobility of style, a profound human sympathy, grace, and a true Gallic temperament."

Language: French

Prize share: 1/1

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