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Laureats of the Nobel Prize in Literature up to 2011

8 Říjen 2011 No Comment

Laureats of the Nobel Prize according to countries. We’d like to offer you later some of the works of these great writers at Lacadalet. It’s unbelievable that some great countries like Canada have a lot of Nobel prizes but no one in literature. On the other hand, there’s quiet a lot of very small countries whose the only one Nobel prize is in literature. One can probably say why this happens…

Algeria

  1. Albert Camus*, Born in then French Algeria, 1957

Australia

  1. Patrick White, born in the United Kingdom, 1973

Austria

  1. Elfriede Jelinek, 2004

Belgium

  1. Maurice Maeterlinck, 1911

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  1. Ivo Andric*, born in Travnik, then Austro-Hungarian Empire, now Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1961

Bulgaria

  1. Elias Canetti*, 1981

Chile

  1. Pablo Neruda, 1971
  2. Gabriela Mistral, 1945

Colombia

  1. Gabriel García Márquez, 1982

Czech Republic

  1. Jaroslav Seifert, 1984

Denmark

  1. Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, 1944
  2. Karl Adolph Gjellerup, 1917
  3. Henrik Pontoppidan, 1917

Egypt

  1. Naguib Mahfouz, 1988

Finland

  1. Frans Eemil Sillanpää, born in then Russian Empire, 1939

France

  1. J. M. G. Le Clézio, 2008
  2. Gao Xingjian, born in China, 2000
  3. Claude Simon, born on Madagascar, 1985
  4. Jean-Paul Sartre, 1964 (declined the prize)
  5. Saint-John Perse, 1960
  6. Albert Camus, born in Algeria, 1957
  7. François Mauriac, 1952
  8. André Gide, 1947
  9. Roger Martin du Gard, 1937
  10. Ivan Bunin, born in Russia, 1933
  11. Henri Bergson, 1927
  12. Anatole France, 1921
  13. Romain Rolland, 1915
  14. Frédéric Mistral, 1904
  15. Sully Prudhomme, 1901

Germany

  1. Herta Müller, born in Romania, 2009
  2. Günter Grass, born in then Free City of Danzig, now Poland, 1999
  3. Heinrich Böll, 1972
  4. Nelly Sachs*, 1966
  5. Thomas Mann, 1929
  6. Gerhart Hauptmann, born in then Prussia, now Poland, 1912
  7. Paul Johann Ludwig Heyse, 1910
  8. Rudolf Christoph Eucken, 1908

Greece

  1. Odysseas Elytis, 1979
  2. Giorgos Seferis, 1963

Guatemala

  1. Miguel Ángel Asturias, 1967

Hungary

  1. Imre Kertész, 2002

Iceland

  1. Halldór Laxness, 1955

India

  1. Rudyard Kipling, 1907
  2. Rabindranath Tagore, 1913

Ireland

  1. Séamus Heaney, 1995
  2. Samuel Beckett, 1969
  3. George Bernard Shaw*, 1925
  4. William Butler Yeats, 1923

Israel

  1. Shmuel Yosef Agnon, born in what was then Austria-Hungary, now Ukraine, 1966

Italy

  1. Dario Fo, 1997
  2. Eugenio Montale, 1975
  3. Salvatore Quasimodo, 1959
  4. Luigi Pirandello, 1934
  5. Grazia Deledda, 1926
  6. Giosuè Carducci, 1906

Japan

  1. Kenzaburō Ōe, 1994
  2. Yasunari Kawabata, 1968

Lithuania

  1. Czesław Miłosz*, born in then Russian Empire, now Lithuania, 1980

Mexico

  1. Octavio Paz, 1990

Nigeria

  1. Wole Soyinka, 1986

Norway

  1. Sigrid Undset, 1928
  2. Knut Hamsun, 1920
  3. Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, 1903

Peru

  1. Mario Vargas Llosa*, 2010

Poland

  1. Wisława Szymborska, 1996
  2. Czesław Miłosz*, born in then Russian Empire, now Lithuania, 1980
  3. Isaac Bashevis Singer*, born in then Russian Empire, 1978
  4. Władysław Reymont, born in then Russian Empire, 1924
  5. Henryk Sienkiewicz, born in then Russian Empire, 1905

Portugal

  1. José de Sousa Saramago, 1998

Romania

  1. Herta Müller*, 2009

Russia

  1. Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky*, 1987
  2. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, 1970
  3. Michail Sholokhov, 1965
  4. Boris Pasternak, 1958 (forced to decline)
  5. Ivan Bunin*, 1933

Saint Lucia

  1. Derek Walcott, 1992

South Africa

  1. J. M. Coetzee, 2003
  2. Nadine Gordimer, 1991

Spain

  1. Mario Vargas Llosa*, born in Peru, 2010
  2. Camilo José Cela, 1989
  3. Vicente Aleixandre, 1977
  4. Juan Ramón Jiménez, 1956
  5. Jacinto Benavente, 1922
  6. José Echegaray, 1904

Sweden

  1. Tomas Tranströmer, 2011
  2. Eyvind Johnson, 1974
  3. Harry Martinson, 1974
  4. Nelly Sachs, born in Germany, 1966
  5. Pär Lagerkvist, 1951
  6. Erik Axel Karlfeldt, 1931
  7. Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam, 1916
  8. Selma Lagerlöf, 1909

Switzerland

  1. Hermann Hesse, born in Germany, 1946
  2. Carl Spitteler, 1919

Trinidad and Tobago

  1. V. S. Naipaul*, 2001

Turkey

  1. Orhan Pamuk, 2006

United Kingdom

  1. Doris Lessing, born in Iran, 2007
  2. Harold Pinter, 2005
  3. V.S. Naipaul, born in Trinidad 2001
  4. Seamus Heaney*, 1995
  5. William Golding, 1983
  6. Patrick White*, 1973
  7. Winston Churchill, 1953
  8. Bertrand Russell, 1950
  9. T. S. Eliot, born in the United States of America, 1948
  10. George Bernard Shaw, born in Ireland, 1925
  11. Rudyard Kipling, born in India, 1907

United States

  1. Joseph Brodsky, born in Russia, 1987
  2. Czesław Miłosz, born in then Russian Empire, now Lithuania, 1980
  3. Isaac Bashevis Singer, born in then Russian Empire, now Poland, 1978
  4. Saul Bellow, born in Canada, 1976
  5. John Steinbeck, 1962
  6. Ernest Hemingway, 1954
  7. William Faulkner, 1949
  8. T. S. Eliot*, 1948
  9. Pearl S. Buck, 1938
  10. Eugene O’Neill, 1936
  11. Sinclair Lewis, 1930

the list was compiled with help of Wikipedia, List of Nobel laureates by country, //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Nobel_laureates_by_country (as of Oct. 8, 2011, 10:12 GMT).

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