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."
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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