Ivo Andric

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Ivo Andric

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Ivo Andric
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1961

Born: 10 October 1892, Dolac, Bosnia (now Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Died: 13 March 1975, Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia)

Residence at the time of the award: Yugoslavia

Prize motivation: "for the epic force with which he has traced themes and depicted human destinies drawn from the history of his country."

Language: Serbo-Croatian

Prize share: 1/1

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