The Nobel Prize in Literature 1977
Born: 26 April 1898, Sevilla, Spain
Died: 14 December 1984, Madrid, Spain
Residence at the time of the award: Spain
Prize motivation: "for a creative poetic writing which illuminates man's condition in the cosmos and in present-day society, at the same time representing the great renewal of the traditions of Spanish poetry between the wars."
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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