Erik Axel Karlfeldt


Erik Axel Karlfeldt

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Erik Axel Karlfeldt
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1931

Born: 20 July 1864, Karlbo, Sweden

Died: 8 April 1931, Stockholm, Sweden

Residence at the time of the award: Sweden

Prize motivation: "The poetry of Erik Axel Karlfeldt."

Language: Swedish

Erik Axel Karlfeldt was awarded the Nobel Prize posthumously.

Prize share: 1/1

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