T.S. Eliot

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Thomas Stearns Eliot

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Thomas Stearns Eliot
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1948

Born: 26 September 1888, St. Louis, MO, USA

Died: 4 January 1965, London, United Kingdom

Residence at the time of the award: United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for his outstanding, pioneer contribution to present-day poetry."

Language: English

Prize share: 1/1

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