Nobel prize laureates in literature

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1901
Sully Prudhomme
French (poetry, essay)
1902
Theodor Mommsen
German (history, law)
1903
Bjornstjerne Bjornson
Norweigan (poetry, novel, drama)
1904
Frederic Mistral
French (poetry, philology)
1904
Jose Echegaray
Spanish (drama)
1905
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Polish (novel)
1906
Giosue Carducci
Italian (poetry)
1907
Rudyard Kipling
English (novel, short story, poetry)
1908
Rudolf Christoph Eucken
German (philosophy)
1909
Selma Lagerlof
Swedish (novel, short story)
1910
Paul von Heyse
German (poetry, novel, drama, short story)
1911
Maurice Maeterlinck
Belgian (drama, poetry, essay)
1912
Gerhart Hauptmann
German (drama, novel)
1913
Rabindranath Tagore
Indian (poetry, novel, drama, short story, music, essay, philosophy, literary criticism, translation)
1915
Romain Rolland
French (novel)
1916
Verner von Heidenstam
Swedish (poetry, novel)
1917
Karl Adolph Gjellerup
Danish (poetry)
1917
Henrik Pontoppidan
Danish (novel)
1919
Carl Spitteler
German (poetry)
1920
Knut Hamsun
Norweigan (novel)
1921
Anatole France
French (novel, poetry)
1922
Jacinto Benavente
Spanish (drama)
1923
William Butler Yeats
Irish (poetry)
1924
Wladyslaw Reymont
Polish (novel)
1925
George Bernard Shaw
English (drama, literary criticism)
1926
Grazia Deledda
Italian (poetry, novel)
1927
Henri Bergson
French (philosophy)
1928
Sigrid Undset
Norweigan (novel)
1929
Thomas Mann
German (novel, short story, essay)
1930
Sinclair Lewis
American (novel, short story, drama)
1931
Erik Axel Karlfeldt
Swedish (poetry)
1932
John Galsworthy
English (novel)
1933
Ivan Bunin
Russian (short story, poetry, novel)
1934
Luigi Pirandello
Italian (drama, novel, short story)
1936
Eugene O'Neill
American (drama)
1937
Roger Martin du Gard
French (novel)
1938
Pearl Buck
American (novel, biography)
1939
Frans Eemil Sillanpää
Finnish (novel)
1944
Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
Danish (novel, short story)
1945
Gabriela Mistral
Chilean (poetry)
1946
Herman Hesse
German (novel, poetry)
1947
Andre Gide
French (novel, essay)
1948
T.S. Eliot
American (poetry)
1949
William Faulkner
American (novel, short story)
1950
Betrand Russell
English (philosophy)
1951
Pär Lagerkvist
Swedish (poetry, novel, short story, drama)
1952
Francois Mauriac
French (novel, short story)
1953
Winston Churchill
English (history, essay, memoirs)
1954
Ernest Hemingway
American (novel, short story, screenplay)
1955
Haldor Laxness
Icelandic (novel, short story, drama, poetry)
1956
Juan Ramon Jimenez
Spanish (poetry)
1957
Albert Camus
French (novel, short story, drama, philosophy, essay)
1958
Boris Pasternak
Russian (novel, poetry, translation)
1959
Salvatore Quasimodo
Italian (poetry)
1960
Saint-John Perse
French (poetry)
1961
Ivo Andric
Serbo-Croatian (novel, short story)
1962
John Steinbeck
American (novel, short story, screenplay)
1963
Giorgos Seferis
Greek (poetry, essay, memoirs)
1964
Jean-Paul Sartre
French (novel, short story, philosophy, drama, literary criticism, screenplay)
1965
Mikhail Sholokhov
Russian (novel)
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1966
Shmuel Yosef Agnon
Hungarian/Israelian (novel, short story)
1966
Nelly Sachs
German/Swedish (poetry, drama)
1967
Miguel Angel Asturias
Spanish (novel, poetry)
1968
Yasunari Kawabata
Japanese (novel, short story)
1969
Samuel Beckett
Irish (novel, drama, poetry)
1970
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Russian (novel)
1971
Pablo Neruda
Spanish (poetry)
1972
Heinrich Böll
German (novel, short story)
1973
Patrick White
English/Australian (novel, short story, drama)
1974
Eyvind Johnson
Swedish (novel)
1974
Harry Martinson
Swedish (poetry, novel, drama)
1975
Eugenio Montale
Italian (poetry)
1976
Saul Bellow
American/Canadian (novel, short story)
1977
Vicente Aleixandre
Spanish (poetry)
1978
Isaac Bashevis Singer
American/Polish (Novel, short story, memoirs)
1979
Odysseas Elytis
Greece (poetry, essay)
1980
Czeslaw Milosz
American/Polish (poetry, essay)
1981
Elias Canetti
English/Bulgarian (novel, drama, memoirs, essay)
1982
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Spanish (novel, short story, screenplay)
1983
William Golding
English (novel, poetry, drama)
1984
Jaroslav Seifert
Czechoslovakian/Hungarian (poetry)
1985
Claude Simon
French (novel, literary criticism)
1986
Wole Soyinka
Nigerian (drama, novel, poetry, screenplay)
1987
Joseph Brodsky
American/Russian (poetry, essay)
1988
Naguib Mahfouz
Egyptian (novel, short story)
1989
Camilo Jose Cela
Spanish (novel, short story, essay, poetry)
1990
Octavio Paz
Spanish (poetry, essay)
1991
Nadine Gordimer
South African (novel, short story, essay, drama)
1992
Derek Walcott
Saint Lucian (poetry, drama)
1993
Toni Morrison
American (novel)
1994
Kenzaburo Oe
Japanese (novel, short story, essay)
1995
Seamus Heaney
Irish (poetry, drama, translation)
1996
Wislawa Szymborska
Polish (poetry, essay, translation)
1997
Dario Fo
Italian (drama, songwriting)
1998
Jose Saramago
Portugese (novel, drama, poetry)
1999
Günter Grass
German (novel, drama, poetry)
2000
Gao Xingjian
China/France (novel, drama, literary criticism)
2001
Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul
English/Trinidad & Tobago /novel, essay)
2002
Imre Kertesz
Hungarian (novel)
2003
J.M. Coetzee
Australian/South African (novel, essay, translation)
2004
Elfriede Jelinek
Austrian (novel, drama)
2005
Harold Pinter
English (drama, screenplay)
2006
Orhan Pamuk
Turkish (novel, screenplay, autobiography, essay)
2007
Doris Lessing
Iranian/Zimbawean/English (novel, drama, poetry, short story, memoirs, autobiography)
2008
Jean-Marie Gustave le Clezio
French (novel, short story, essay, translation)
2009
Herta Muller
German/Romanian (novel, short story, poetry, essay)
2010
Mario Vargas Llosa
Peruvian/Spanish (novel, short story, essay, drama, memoirs)
2011
Tomas Tranströmer
Swedish (poetry, translation)
2012
Mo Yan
Chinese (novel, short story)
2013
Alice Munroe
Canadian (short story)
2014
Patrick Modiano
French (novel, screenplay
2015
Svetlana Alexievich
Russian (history, essay)
2016
Bob Dylan
American (poetry, songwriting)
2017
Kazuo Ishiguro
Japanse/English (novel, screenplay, short story)
2018
Olga Tokarczuk
Polish (novel, short story, poetry, essay, screenplay)
2019
Peter Handke
Austrian (novel, short story, drama, translation, screenplay)
2020
Louise Glück
American (poetry, essay)
2021
Abdulrazak Gurnah
Tanzanian, Brittisk (novel, short story, essay)
2022
Annie Ernaux
French (autobiography, novel)
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