Jean-Paul Sartre

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Jean-Paul Sartre

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Born: 21 June 1905, Paris, France

Died: 15 April 1980, Paris, France

Residence at the time of the award: France

Prize motivation: "for his work which, rich in ideas and filled with the spirit of freedom and the quest for truth, has exerted a far-reaching influence on our age."

Language: French

Jean-Paul Sartre declined the Nobel Prize.

Prize share: 1/1

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