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Heinrich Böll

nobel prize for literature

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Heinrich Böll
Full Name
of the recipient
Heinrich Böll
AwardNobel Prize in Literature
Year of Award1972
Share in Award100.0%
Award Shared with
for the Award
for his writing which through its combination of a broad perspective on his time and a sensitive skill in characterization has contributed to a renewal of German literature
Place of BirthCologne, Germany DEU
Date of Birth21 December 1917
at the time of Award
54 years
Place of DeathBornheim-Merten, West Germany DEU
Date of Death16 July 1985
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