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Frans Eemil Sillanpää

nobel prize for literature

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Frans Eemil Sillanpää
Full Name
of the recipient
Frans Eemil Sillanpää
AwardNobel Prize in Literature
Year of Award1939
Share in Award100.0%
Award Shared with
for the Award
for his deep understanding of his country's peasantry and the exquisite art with which he has portrayed their way of life and their relationship with Nature
Place of BirthHämeenkyrö, Russian Empire (now known as Finland FIN)
Date of Birth16 September 1888
at the time of Award
50 years
Place of DeathHelsinki, Finland FIN
Date of Death3 June 1964
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