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Winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature

 

2007 - Doris Lessing

2006 - Orhan Pamuk

2005 - Harold Pinter

2004 - Elfriede Jelinek

2003 - J. M. Coetzee

2002 - Imre Kertész

2001 - V. S. Naipaul

2000 - Gao Xingjian

1999 - Günter Grass

1998 - José Saramago

1997 - Dario Fo

1996 - Wislawa Szymborska

1995 - Seamus Heaney

1994 - Kenzaburo Oe

1993 - Toni Morrison

1992 - Derek Walcott

1991 - Nadine Gordimer

1990 - Octavio Paz

1989 - Camilo José Cela

1988 - Naguib Mahfouz

1987 - Joseph Brodsky

1986 - Wole Soyinka

1985 - Claude Simon

1984 - Jaroslav Seifert

1983 - William Golding

1982 - Gabriel García Márquez

1981 - Elias Canetti

1980 - Czeslaw Milosz

1979 - Odysseus Elytis

1978 - Isaac Bashevis Singer

1977 - Vicente Aleixandre

1976 - Saul Bellow

1975 - Eugenio Montale

1974 - Eyvind Johnson, Harry Martinson

1973 - Patrick White

1972 - Heinrich Böll

1971 - Pablo Neruda

1970 - Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

1969 - Samuel Beckett

1968 - Yasunari Kawabata

1967 - Miguel Angel Asturias

1966 - Shmuel Agnon, Nelly Sachs

1965 - Mikhail Sholokhov

1964 - Jean-Paul Sartre

1963 - Giorgos Seferis

1962 - John Steinbeck

1961 - Ivo Andric

1960 - Saint-John Perse

1959 - Salvatore Quasimodo

1958 - Boris Pasternak

1957 - Albert Camus

1956 - Juan Ramón Jiménez

1955 - Halldór Laxness

1954 - Ernest Hemingway

1953 - Winston Churchill

1952 - François Mauriac

1951 - Pär Lagerkvist

1950 - Bertrand Russell

1949 - William Faulkner

1948 - T.S. Eliot

1947 - André Gide

1946 - Hermann Hesse

1945 - Gabriela Mistral

1944 - Johannes V. Jensen

1943 - No selection made

1942 - No selection made

1941 - No selection made

1940 - No selection made

1939 - Frans Eemil Sillanpää

1938 - Pearl Buck

1937 - Roger Martin du Gard

1936 - Eugene O'Neill

1935 - No selection made

1934 - Luigi Pirandello

1933 - Ivan Bunin

1932 - John Galsworthy

1931 - Erik Axel Karlfeldt

1930 - Sinclair Lewis

1929 - Thomas Mann

1928 - Sigrid Undset

1927 - Henri Bergson

1926 - Grazia Deledda

1925 - George Bernard Shaw

1924 - Wladyslaw Reymont

1923 - William Butler Yeats

1922 - Jacinto Benavente

1921 - Anatole France

1920 - Knut Hamsun

1919 - Carl Spitteler

1918 - No selection made

1917 - Karl Gjellerup, Henrik Pontoppidan

1916 - Verner von Heidenstam

1915 - Romain Rolland

1914 - No selection made

1913 - Rabindranath Tagore

1912 - Gerhart Hauptmann

1911 - Maurice Maeterlinck

1910 - Paul Heyse

1909 - Selma Lagerlöf

1908 - Rudolf Eucken

1907 - Rudyard Kipling

1906 - Giosuè Carducci

1905 - Henryk Sienkiewicz

1904 - Frédéric Mistral, José Echegaray

1903 - Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

1902 - Theodor Mommsen

1901 - Sully Prudhomme

Links
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