George Bernard Shaw


George Bernard Shaw

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George Bernard Shaw
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1925

Born: 26 July 1856, Dublin, Ireland

Died: 2 November 1950, Ayot St. Lawrence, United Kingdom

Residence at the time of the award: United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for his work which is marked by both idealism and humanity, its stimulating satire often being infused with a singular poetic beauty."

Language: English

George Bernard Shaw received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1926.

Prize share: 1/1

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