Czeslaw Milosz


Czeslaw Milosz

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Czeslaw Milosz
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1980

Born: 30 June 1911, Śeteniai, Russian Empire (now Lithuania)

Died: 14 August 2004, Kraków, Poland

Residence at the time of the award: USA

Prize motivation: "who with uncompromising clear-sightedness voices man's exposed condition in a world of severe conflicts."

Language: Polish

Prize share: 1/1

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