Nobel laureates in Literature (from our database)

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Year Country Language Author
2016United States of AmericaEnglishDylan, Bob
2014FranceFrenchModiano, Patrick
2013CanadaEnglishMunro, Alice
2012ChinaEnglishMo Yan
2011SwedenSwedishTranströmer, Tomas
2010PeruSpanishVargas Llosa, Mario
2009GermanyGermanMüller, Herta
2008FranceFrenchLe Clézio, Jean-Marie Gustave
2006TurkeyEnglishPamuk, Orhan
2003South AfricaEnglishCoetzee, John Maxwell
2002HungaryHungarianKertész Imre
1999GermanyGermanGrass, Günter
1998PortugalPortugueseSaramago, José
1996PolandPolishSzymborska, Wisława
1995IrelandEnglishHeaney, Seamus
1992Saint LuciaEnglishWalcott, Derek
1990SpainSpanishPaz, Octavio
1989SpainSpanishCela, Camilo José
1987United States of AmericaRussianBrodszkij, Joszif Alekszandrovics
1986NigeriaYorubaSoyinka, Wole
1984Czech RepublicCzechSeifert, Jaroslav
1983United KingdomEnglishGolding, William
1982ColombiaSpanishGarcia Márquez, Gabriel
1981SwitzerlandGermanCanetti, Elias
1980PolandPolishMiłosz, Czesław
1979GreeceGreekElytis, Odysseas
1977SpainSpanishVicente Aleixandre, Merlo
1976United States of AmericaEnglishBellow, Saul
1975ItalyItalianMontale, Eugenio
1974SwedenSwedishMartinson, Harry
1972GermanyGermanBöll, Heinrich
1971ChileSpanishNeruda, Pablo
1970Russian FederationRussianSzolzsenyicin, Alekszandr Iszajevics
1969IrelandEnglishBeckett, Samuel
1967GuatemalaSpanishAsturias, Miguel Ángel
1966GermanyGermanSachs, Nelly
1963GreeceGreekSeferis, Giorgos
1961SerbiaSerbianAndrić, Ivo
1960FranceFrenchPerse, Saint-John
1959ItalyItalianQuasimodo, Salvatore
1958Soviet UnionRussianPaszternak, Borisz Leonyidovics
1955IcelandIcelandicLaxness, Halldór Kiljan
1954United States of AmericaEnglishHemingway, Ernest
1951SwedenSwedishLagerkvist, Pär
1950United KingdomEnglishRussell, Bertrand
1948United KingdomEnglishEliot, T. S.
1946SwitzerlandGermanHesse, Hermann
1945ChileSpanishMistral, Gabriela
1944DenmarkDanishJensen, Johannes Vilhelm
1943
1942
1941
1940
1939FinlandFinnishSillanpää, Frans Eemil
1938United States of AmericaEnglishBuck, Pearl S.
1937FranceFrenchMartin du Gard, Roger
1936United States of AmericaEnglishO'Neill, Eugene
1935
1934ItalyItalianPirandello, Luigi
1933FranceRussianBunyin, Ivan Alekszejevics
1932United KingdomEnglishGalsworthy, John
1931SwedenSwedishKarlfeldt, Erik Axel
1930United States of AmericaEnglishLewis, Sinclair
1929GermanyGermanMann, Thomas
1928NorwayNorwegianUndset, Sigrid
1927FranceFrenchBergson, Henri
1926ItalyItalianDeledda, Grazia
1925United KingdomEnglishShaw, George Bernard
1924PolandPolishReymont, Władysław
1923United KingdomEnglishYeats, William Butler
1922SpainSpanishBenavente, Jacinto
1921FranceFrenchFrance, Anatole
1920NorwayNorwegianHamsun, Knut
1919SwitzerlandGermanSpitteler, Carl
1918
1917DenmarkDanishGjellerup, Karl Adolph
1917DenmarkDanishPontoppidan, Henrik
1916SwedenSwedishHeidenstam, Verner von
1915FranceFrenchRolland, Romain
1914
1913IndiaBengaliTagore, Rabindranath
1912GermanyGermanHauptmann, Gerhart
1911BelgiumFrenchMaeterlinck, Maurice
1910GermanyGermanHeyse, Paul
1909SwedenSwedishLagerlöf, Selma
1908GermanyGermanEucken, Rudolf Christoph
1907United KingdomEnglishKipling, Rudyard
1906ItalyItalianCarducci, Giosuè
1905PolandPolishSienkiewicz, Henryk
1904FranceOccitanMistral, Frédéric
1904SpainSpanishEchegaray y Eizaguirre, José
1903NorwayNorwegianBjørnson, Bjørnstjerne
1902GermanyGermanMommsen, Christian Matthias Theodor
1901FranceFrenchPrudhomme, Sully
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