Ernest Hemmingway, T.S Elliot and Herman Hasse are a few famous Nobel Laureates In Literature

Literature has influenced the world greatly and has many times even changed it or the better. However, there have also been times where a few works of literature have resulted in wars, conflicts, controversies and has even divided people based on ideologies. Legendary writers like Ernest Hemmingway, Pablo Neruda, T.S Elliott, William Faulkner, Herman Hasse and Rabindranath Tagore have bagged the Nobel Prize for literature in the past. Ernest Hemmingway was honored with the prestigious prize in 1954. This noted novelist and writer from the United States has penned several path breaking literary works like ‘A Farewell To Arms’, ‘For Whom The Bell Tolls’, ‘The Sun Also Rises’ and ‘The Old Man And The Sea’. Hemmingway has also penned several short stories as well. T.S Elliot was considered one of the best poets of the 20th century. Many works of these individuals are famous worldwide and some of their novels have also been the inspiration behind blockbuster flicks.
Bob DylanBob Dylan
(Singer & Songwriter)

24 May 1941

American

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
(Poet and Author)

07 May 1861

Indian

Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
(Author & Poet)

30 December 1865

British

Albert CamusAlbert Camus
(Philosopher)

07 November 1913

Algerian,French

T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot
(Poet)

26 September 1888

American

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
(Author)

27 February 1902

American

Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Sartre
(Philosopher)

21 June 1905

French

George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
(Playwright)

26 July 1856

Irish

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
(Writer, Nobel Laureate)

25 September 1897

American

Aleksandr Isayevich SolzhenitsynAleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Author)

11 December 1918

Russian,Russian

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
(Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director)

13 April 1906

Irish

Pablo NerudaPablo Neruda
(Chilean poet)

12 July 1904

Chilean

Toni MorrisonToni Morrison
(American novelist)

18 February 1931

American

Hermann HesseHermann Hesse
(Poet)

02 July 1877

Swiss,German

Eugene Gladstone O'Neill Eugene O'Neill
(Playwright)

16 October 1888

American

Paul Thomas MannThomas Mann
(Novelist, Short Story Writer)

06 June 1875

Swiss,German

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

10 October 1930

British

Wole SoyinkaWole Soyinka
(Author, Poet, Playwright)

13 July 1934

Nigerian

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

07 February 1885

American

Mario Vargas LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
(Writer)

28 March 1936

Peruvian

William GoldingWilliam Golding
(Novelist)

19 September 1911

British

Seamus HeaneySeamus Heaney
(Poet)

13 April 1939

Irish

Alice MunroAlice Munro

10 July 1931

Canadian

Doris LessingDoris Lessing
(Novelist, Short Story Writer)

22 October 1919

British

Saul Bellow Saul Bellow
(Novelist)

10 June 1915

American

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
(Poet & Writer)

10 February 1890

Russian,Russian

Orhan PamukOrhan Pamuk

07 June 1952

Turkish

Henri BergsonHenri Bergson
(Philosopher and Writer)

18 October 1859

French

Derek WalcottDerek Walcott
(Poet)

23 January 1930

Saint Lucian

Luigi PirandelloLuigi Pirandello
(Writer)

28 June 1867

Italian

Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
(Novelist)

11 December 1911

Egyptian

Nadine GordimerNadine Gordimer
(Writer, Political Activist)

20 November 1923

South African

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
(Writer)

04 August 1859

Norwegian

Isaac Bashevis SingerIsaac Bashevis Singer
(Writer)

21 November 1902

Polish,American

Octavio PazOctavio Paz
(Writer, Poet, Diplomat and Noble Prize Laureate)

31 March 1914

Mexican

John GalsworthyJohn Galsworthy
(Nobel Laureate in Literature)

14 August 1867

American

Svetlana AlexievichSvetlana Alexievich
(Write and Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

31 May 1948

Belarusian

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
(Essayist & Poet)

24 May 1940

Russian

Anatole FranceAnatole France
(Writer)

16 April 1844

French

Patrick WhitePatrick White
(Australian Writer)

28 May 1912

Australian

Gabriela MistralGabriela Mistral
(Chilean poet)

07 April 1889

Chilean

Mo YanMo Yan
(Novelist & Short Story Writer)

17 February 1955

Chinese

Jean Patrick ModianoPatrick Modiano
(French Novelist)

30 July 1945

French

Dario FoDario Fo
(Playwright)

24 March 1926

Italian

Elfriede JelinekElfriede Jelinek
(Novelist & Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

20 October 1946

Austrian

Ivan BuninIvan Bunin
(Writer)

22 October 1870

Russian

Sigrid UndsetSigrid Undset
(Nobel Laureate in Literature)

20 May 1882

Norwegian

Grazia DeleddaGrazia Deledda
(Nobel Laureate in Literature)

27 September 1871

Italian

Salvatore Quasimodo Salvatore Quasimodo
(Author & Poet)

20 August 1901

Italian

Pearl BuckPearl Buck
(American writer)

26 June 1892

American

Ivo AndricIvo Andric
(Novelist)

09 October 1892

Yugoslav

Miguel Ãngel AsturiasMiguel Ãngel Asturias
(Poet)

19 October 1899

Guamanian

Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
(Nobel Laureate in Literature)

02 July 1923

Polish

Czesław MiłoszCzesław Miłosz
(Poet)

30 June 1911

Polish

Yasunari KawabataYasunari Kawabata
(Novelist)

11 June 1899

Japanese

Henryk SienkiewiczHenryk Sienkiewicz
(Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Journalist)

05 May 1846

Polish

Romain RollandRomain Rolland
(Writer, Playwright, Essayist, Historian, Novelist, Musicologist)

29 January 1866

French

Elias CanettiElias Canetti
(Writer, Aphorist, Playwright, Chemist, Essayist)

25 July 1905

British

Shmuel Yosef AgnonShmuel Yosef Agnon

Ukrainian

Gao XingjianGao Xingjian
(Writer, Painter, Translator, Novelist, Playwright, Literary critic)

04 January 1940

Chinese,French

Eugenio MontaleEugenio Montale
(poet, writer, journalist, translator)

12 January 1896

Italian

Nelly SachsNelly Sachs
(Poet, Playwright, Writer)

10 December 1891

German,Swedish

Sully PrudhommeSully Prudhomme
(Poet, Writer, Essayist, Diarist)

16 March 1839

French

Saint-John PerseSaint-John Perse
(Poet, Writer, Diplomat)

31 May 1887

French,Guadeloupean

Harry MartinsonHarry Martinson
(Writer, Poet, Novelist, Science fiction writer)

06 May 1904

Swedish

Claude SimonClaude Simon
(Writer, Novelist)

10 October 1913

French

Carl SpittelerCarl Spitteler
(Poet, Writer)

24 April 1845

Swiss

Rudolf Christoph EuckenRudolf Christoph Eucken
(Philosopher, Writer, University teacher)

05 January 1846

German

George SeferisGeorge Seferis
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13 March 1900

Greek

Thomas Stearns EliotThomas Stearns Eliot

26 September 1888

British,American