Imre Kertész

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Imre Kertész

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Imre Kertész
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2002

Born: 9 November 1929, Budapest, Hungary

Died: 31 March 2016, Budapest, Hungary

Residence at the time of the award: Hungary

Prize motivation: "for writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history."

Language: Hungarian

Prize share: 1/1

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