The Nobel Prize in Literature 1963
Born: 13 March 1900, Smyrna (now Izmir), Ottoman Empire (now Turkey)
Died: 20 September 1971, Athens, Greece
Residence at the time of the award: Greece
Prize motivation: "for his eminent lyrical writing, inspired by a deep feeling for the Hellenic world of culture."
Prize share: 1/1
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