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."
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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