Nobel Prize for Literature – Chronological

U.S.A.
1930 : SINCLAIR LEWIS
1936 : EUGENE O’NEILL
1938 : PEARL BUCK
1948 : THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT
1949 : WILLIAM FAULKNER
1954 : ERNEST HEMINGWAY
1962 : JOHN STEINBECK
1976 : SAUL BELLOW
1993 : TONI MORRISON
2016: BOB DYLAN
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2019: Peter Handke
2018: Olga Tokarczuk
2017: Kazuo Ishiguro
2016: Bob Dylan
2015: Svetlana Alexiavich
2014: Patrick Modiano
2013: Alice Munro
2012: Mo Yan (China)
2011: Tomas Transtroemer (Sweden)
2010: Mario Vargas Llosa (Peru)
2009: Herta Muller (Germany)
2008: Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio (France)
2007: Doris Lessing (Zimbabwe)
2006: Orhan Pamuk (Turkey)
2005: Harold Pinter (Britain)
2004: Elfriede Jelinek (Austria)
2003 : John Coetzee (South Africa)
2002 : Imre Kertesz (Hungary)
2001 : Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul (India)
2000 : Gao Xingjian (China)
1999 : Gunther Grass (Germany)
1998 : Jose Saramago (Portugal)
1997 : Dario Fo (Italy)
1996 : Wislawa Szymborska (Poland)
1995 : Seamus Heaney (Ireland)
1994 : Kenzaburo Oe (Japan)
1993 : Toni Morrison (USA)
1992 : Derek Walcott
1991 : Nadine Gordimer (South Africa)
1990 : Octavio Paz
1989 : Camilo Josi Cela (Spain)
1988 : NAGUIB MAHFOUZ (Egypt)
1987 : JOSEPH BRODSKY
1986 : WOLE SOYINKA
1985 : CLAUDE SIMON
1984 : JAROSLAV SEIFERT
1983 : WILLIAM GOLDING (Britain)
1982 : GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ (Colombia)
1981 : ELIAS CANETTI
1980 : CZESLAW MILOSZ
1979 : ODYSSEUS ELYTIS (Greece),
1978 : ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER
1977 : VICENTE ALEIXANDRE
1976 : SAUL BELLOW (USA)
1975 : EUGENIO MONTALE (Italy)
1974 : EYVIND JOHNSON and HARRY MARTINSON
1973 : PATRICK WHITE
1972 : HEINRICH BOELL (Germany)
1971 : PABLO NERUDA (Chile)
1970 : ALEKSANDR ISAEVICH SOLZHENITSYN (Soviet Union/ Russia)
1969 : SAMUEL BECKETT
1968 : YASUNARI KAWABATA (Japan)
1967 : MIGUEL ANGEL ASTURIAS
1966 : SHMUEL YOSEF AGNON and NELLY SACHS
1965 : MICHAIL ALEKSANDROVICH SHOLOKHOV (Soviet Union/ Russia)
1964 : JEAN-PAUL SARTRE (France)
1963 : GIORGOS SEFERIS (GIORGOS SEFERIADIS)
1962 : JOHN STEINBECK (USA)
1961 : IVO ANDRIC (Yugoslavia)
1960 : SAINT-JOHN PERSE (France)
1959 : SALVATORE QUASIMODO (Italy)
1958 : BORIS LEONIDOVICH PASTERNAK (Soviet Union/ Russia)
1957 : ALBERT CAMUS (France)
1956 : JUAN RAMON JIMINEZ (Spain)
1955 : HALLDSR KILJAN LAXNESS (Iceland)
1954 : ERNEST HEMINGWAY (USA)
1953 : WINSTON CHURCHILL (Britain)
1952 : FRANGOIS MAURIAC (France)
1951 : PDR FABIAN LAGERKVIST
1950 : BERTRAND RUSSELL (Britain)
1949 : WILLIAM FAULKNER (USA)
1948 : THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT (USA)
1947 : ANDRI PAUL GUILLAUME GIDE (France)
1946 : HERMANN HESSE (Germany)
1945 : GABRIELA MISTRAL (Chile)
1944 : JOHANNES VILHELM JENSEN
1939 : FRANS EEMIL SILLANPAA
1938 : PEARL BUCK (USA)
1937 : ROGER MARTIN DU GARD (France)
1936 : EUGENE O’NEILL (USA)
1934 : LUIGI PIRANDELLO (italy)
1933 : IVAN BUNIN (Soviet Union/ Russia)
1932 : JOHN GALSWORTHY (Britain)
1931 : ERIK AXEL KARLFELDT
1930 : SINCLAIR LEWIS (USA)
1929 : THOMAS MANN (Germany)
1928 : SIGRID UNDSET
1927 : HENRI BERGSON (France)
1926 : GRAZIA DELEDDA (Italy)
1925 : GEORGE BERNARD SHAW (Britain)
1924 : WLADYSLAW STANISLAW REYMONT (REYMENT)
1923 : WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS (Britain)
1922 : JACINTO BENAVENTE
1921 : ANATOLE FRANCE (France)
1920 : KNUT PEDERSEN HAMSUN (Norway)
1919 : CARL FRIEDRICH GEORG SPITTELER
1917 : KARL ADOLPH GJELLERUP and HENRIK PONTOPPIDAN
1916 : CARL GUSTAF VERNER VON HEIDENSTAM
1915 : ROMAIN ROLLAND
1913 : RABINDRANATH TAGORE (India)
1912 : GERHART HAUPTMANN (Germany)
1911 : MOORIS POLIDORE MAETERLINCK
1910 : PAUL JOHANN LUDWIG HEYSE
1909 : SELMA OTTILIA LOUISA LAGERLOF
1908 : RUDOLF CHRISTOPH EUCKEN
1907 : RUDYARD KIPLING (Britain)
1906 : GIOSUE` CARDUCCI (Italy)
1905 : HENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
1904 : FRIDIRIC MISTRAL and JOSI ECHEGARAY Y EIZAGUIRRE
1903 : BJORNSTJERNE MARTINUS BJORNSON
1902 : CHRISTIAN MATTHIAS THEODOR MOMMSEN
1901 : SULLY PRUDHOMME (RENI FRANGOIS ARMAND )

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