André Gide


André Paul Guillaume Gide

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André Paul Guillaume Gide
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1947

Born: 22 November 1869, Paris, France

Died: 19 February 1951, Paris, France

Residence at the time of the award: France

Prize motivation: "for his comprehensive and artistically significant writings, in which human problems and conditions have been presented with a fearless love of truth and keen psychological insight."

Language: French

Prize share: 1/1

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