The Nobel Prize in Literature 1998
Born: 16 November 1922, Azinhaga, Portugal
Died: 18 June 2010, Lanzarote, Spain
Residence at the time of the award: Portugal
Prize motivation: "who with parables sustained by imagination, compassion and irony continually enables us once again to apprehend an elusory reality."
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.
See them all presented here.