William Butler Yeats


William Butler Yeats

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William Butler Yeats
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1923

Born: 13 June 1865, Dublin, Ireland

Died: 28 January 1939, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France

Residence at the time of the award: Ireland

Prize motivation: "for his always inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation."

Language: English

Prize share: 1/1

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