Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1924
Born: 7 May 1867, Kobiele Wielkie, Russian Empire (now Poland)
Died: 5 December 1925, Warsaw, Poland
Residence at the time of the award: Poland
Prize motivation: "for his great national epic, The Peasants."
Prize share: 1/1
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