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Nobel Prize in Literature Laureates

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There have been four instances in which the award was given to two people (1904, 1917, 1966, 1974) and seven years in which the Nobel Prize in Literature was not awarded (1914, 1918, 1935, 1940–1943).

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Authors

#NameGenderTypeDate of birthDate of death
1902Theodor MommsenMalePerson1817-11-301903-11-01
1905Henryk SienkiewiczMalePerson1846-05-051916-11-15
1906Giosuè CarducciMalePerson1835-07-271907-02-16
1907Rudyard KiplingMalePerson1865-12-301936-01-18
1909Selma LagerlöfFemalePerson1858-11-201940-03-16
1910Paul Heyse (German , writer, poet and translator) MalePerson1830-03-151914-04-02
1911Maurice MaeterlinckMalePerson1862-08-291949-05-06
1912Gerhart Hauptmann (German dramatist and novelist) MalePerson1862-11-151946-06-06
1913Rabindranath TagoreMalePerson1861-05-071941-08-07
1915Romain Rolland (French writer, art historian and music critic) MalePerson1866-01-291944-12-30
1917Karl GjellerupMalePerson1857-06-021919-10-11
1919Carl SpittelerMalePerson1845-04-241924-12-29
1920Knut HamsunMalePerson1859-08-041952-02-19
1921Anatole FranceMalePerson1844-04-161924-10-12
1925George Bernard ShawMalePerson1856-07-261950-11-02
1926Grazia DeleddaFemalePerson1871-09-271936-08-15
1928Sigrid Undset (Norwegian-Danish writer) FemalePerson1882-05-201949-06-10
1929Thomas MannMalePerson1875-06-061955-08-12
1930Sinclair LewisMalePerson1885-02-071951-01-10
1932John GalsworthyMalePerson1867-08-141933-01-31
1936Eugene O'NeillMalePerson1888-10-161953-11-27
1938Pearl S. BuckFemalePerson1892-06-261973-03-06
1945Gabriela MistralFemalePerson1889-04-071957-01-10
1946Hermann HesseMalePerson1877-07-021962-08-09
1947André GideMalePerson1869-11-221951-02-19
1948T. S. EliotMalePerson1888-09-261965-01-04
1949William FaulknerMalePerson1897-09-251962-07-06
1950Bertrand RussellMalePerson1872-05-181970-02-02
1951Pär LagerkvistMalePerson1891-05-231974-07-11
1952François Mauriac (French writer) MalePerson1885-10-111970-09-01
1953Winston Churchill (British statesman, soldier and writer) MalePerson1874-11-301965-01-24
1954Ernest HemingwayMalePerson1899-07-211961-07-02
1955Halldór LaxnessMalePerson1902-04-231998-02-08
1957Albert CamusMalePerson1913-11-071960-01-04
1958Борис Леонидович ПастернакMalePerson1890-02-101960-05-30
1959Salvatore QuasimodoMalePerson1901-08-201968-06-14
1960Saint-John PerseMalePerson1887-05-311975-09-20
1961Ivo AndrićMalePerson1892-10-091975-03-13
1962John SteinbeckMalePerson1902-02-271968-12-20
1964Jean‐Paul SartreMalePerson1905-06-211980-04-15
1965Михаил Александрович ШолоховMalePerson1905-05-241984-02-21
1966Shmuel Yosef Agnon (Hebrew writer) MalePerson1888-07-171970-02-17
1966Nelly SachsFemalePerson1891-12-101970-05-12
1967Miguel Ángel AsturiasMalePerson1899-10-191974-06-09
1969Samuel BeckettMalePerson1906-04-131989-12-22
1970Александр Исаевич СолженицынMalePerson1918-12-112008-08-03
1971Pablo NerudaMalePerson1904-07-121973-09-23
1972Heinrich BöllMalePerson1917-12-211985-07-16
1973Patrick White (Australian writer) MalePerson1912-05-281990-09-30
1974Harry Martinson (Swedish writer and poet) MalePerson1904-05-061978-02-11
1974Eyvind Johnson (Swedish novelist and short story writer) MalePerson1900-07-291976-08-25
1975Eugenio MontaleMalePerson1896-10-121981-09-12
1976Saul Bellow (Canadian-American writer) MalePerson1915-06-102005-04-05
1978Isaac Bashevis Singer (Polish-American writer) MalePerson1902-11-211991-07-24
1980Czesław MiłoszMalePerson1911-06-302004-08-14
1981Elias CanettiMalePerson1905-07-251994-08-14
1982Gabriel García MárquezMalePerson1927-03-062014-04-17
1983William GoldingMalePerson1911-09-191993-06-19
1985Claude Simon (French novelist) MalePerson1913-10-102005-07-06
1986Wole SoyinkaMalePerson1934-07-13?
1988Naguib MahfouzMalePerson1911-12-112006-08-30
1989Camilo José Cela (Spanish writer) MalePerson1916-05-112002-01-17
1991Nadine GordimerFemalePerson1923-11-202014-07-13
1992Derek WalcottMalePerson1930-01-232017-03-17
1993Toni MorrisonFemalePerson1931-02-182019-08-05
1995Seamus HeaneyMalePerson1939-04-132013-08-30
1997Dario Fo (Italian actor, playwright, comedian, singer-songwriter, theater director, painter, and political activist) MalePerson1926-03-242016-10-13
1998José Saramago (Portuguese writer) MalePerson1922-11-162010-06-10
1999Günter GrassMalePerson1927-10-162015-04-15
2001V. S. NaipaulMalePerson1932-08-172018-08-11
2002Imre Kertész (Hungarian writer) MalePerson1929-11-092016-03-31
2003J. M. CoetzeeMalePerson1940-02-09?
2004Elfriede JelinekFemalePerson1946-10-20?
2005Harold PinterMalePerson1930-10-102008-12-24
2006Orhan PamukMalePerson1952-06-07?
2007Doris LessingFemalePerson1919-10-222013-11-17
2008Jean-Marie Gustave Le ClézioMalePerson1940-04-13?
2009Herta Müller (German writer) FemalePerson1953-08-17?
2010Mario Vargas LlosaMalePerson1936-03-28?
2012Mo Yan (Chinese writer) MalePerson1955-02-17?
2013Alice Munro (Canadian writer) FemalePerson1931-07-10?
2014Patrick ModianoMalePerson1945-07-30?
2015Светлана АлексиевичFemalePerson1948-05-31?
2016Bob DylanMalePerson1941-05-24?
2017Kazuo IshiguroMalePerson1954-11-08?
2019Peter HandkeMalePerson1942-12-06?
2020Louise GlückFemalePerson1943-04-22?
2021Abdulrazak GurnahMalePerson1948-12-20?
2022Annie ErnauxFemalePerson1940-09-01?
2023Jon Fosse (Norwegian writer) MalePerson1959-09-29?

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