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.
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24 May 1941

Duluth, Minnesota, United States

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07 August 1941

India

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(Write and Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

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Ivano-Frankivsk

Belarusian

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18 January 1936

India

British

Capricorn

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04 January 1960

Dréan

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Scorpio

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15 April 1980

Paris

French

Gemini

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(Author)

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20 December 1968

Salinas

American

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George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
(Playwright)

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02 November 1950

Dublin

Irish

Leo

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
(Writer, Nobel Laureate)

25 September 1897

06 July 1962

New Albany, Mississippi, U.S

American

Libra

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(Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director)

13 April 1906

22 December 1989

Foxrock, Ireland

Irish

Aries

Toni MorrisonToni Morrison
(American novelist)

18 February 1931

Lorain, Ohio

American

Aquarius

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(Chilean poet)

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23 September 1973

Parral, Chile

Chilean

Cancer

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(Poet)

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09 August 1962

Calw

Swiss,German

Cancer

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03 August 2008

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(Novelist, Short Story Writer)

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12 August 1955

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German,American

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(Poet)

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30 August 2013

Castledawson

Irish

Aries

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(Novelist, Short Story Writer)

22 October 1919

17 November 2013

Kermanshah

British

Libra

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(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

10 October 1930

24 December 2008

Metropolitan Borough of Hackney

British

Libra

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10 July 1931

Wingham, Ontario, Canada

Canadian

Cancer

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(Writer)

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Arequipa

Peruvian

Aries

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19 June 1993

Newquay

British

Virgo

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Istanbul, Turkey

Turkish

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(Writer, Political Activist)

20 November 1923

13 July 2014

Transvaal, South Africa

Scorpio

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(Author, Poet, Playwright)

13 July 1934

Abeokuta

Nigerian

Cancer

Saul Bellow Saul Bellow
(Novelist)

10 June 1915

05 April 2005

Lachine, Quebec, Canada

American

Gemini

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
(Poet & Writer)

10 February 1890

30 May 1960

Moscow

Soviet Russian,Russian

Aquarius

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

07 February 1885

10 January 1951

Sauk Centre

American

Aquarius

Henri BergsonHenri Bergson
(Philosopher and Writer)

18 October 1859

04 January 1941

Paris

French

Libra

Jean Patrick ModianoPatrick Modiano
(French Novelist)

30 July 1945

Boulogne-Billancourt, France

French

Leo

Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
(Novelist)

11 December 1911

30 August 2006

Cairo, Egypt

Egyptian

Sagittarius

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(Writer, Poet, Diplomat and Noble Prize Laureate)

31 March 1914

19 April 1998

Mexico City, Mexico

Mexican

Aries

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(Novelist & Short Story Writer)

17 February 1955

Gaomi, Shandong, China

Chinese

Aquarius

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(Poet)

23 January 1930

Castries, Saint Lucia

Saint Lucian

Aquarius

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(Essayist & Poet)

24 May 1940

28 January 1996

Saint Petersburg

Russian

Gemini

John GalsworthyJohn Galsworthy
(Nobel Laureate in Literature)

14 August 1867

31 January 1933

Kingston upon Thames

American

Leo

Gabriela MistralGabriela Mistral
(Chilean poet)

07 April 1889

10 January 1957

Vicuña

Chilean

Aries

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
(Writer)

04 August 1859

19 February 1952

Lom

Norwegian

Leo

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(Writer)

21 November 1902

24 July 1991

Leoncin, Congress Poland

Polish,American

Scorpio

Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
(Nobel Laureate in Literature)

02 July 1923

01 February 2012

Kórnik

Polish

Cancer

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(Poet)

30 June 1911

14 August 2004

Šeteniai

Polish

Cancer

Luigi PirandelloLuigi Pirandello
(Writer)

28 June 1867

10 December 1936

Agrigento

Italian

Cancer

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(Writer)

16 April 1844

12 October 1924

Paris, France

French

Aries

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(Novelist & Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

20 October 1946

Mürzzuschlag

Austrian

Libra

Dario FoDario Fo
(Playwright)

24 March 1926

Sangiano

Italian

Aries

Patrick WhitePatrick White
(Australian Writer)

28 May 1912

30 September 1990

Knightsbridge, London, England

Australian

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22 October 1870

08 November 1953

Voronezh

Russian

Libra

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(Poet)

19 October 1899

09 June 1974

Guatemala City

Guamanian

Libra

Sigrid UndsetSigrid Undset
(Nobel Laureate in Literature)

20 May 1882

10 June 1949

Kalundborg

Norwegian

Taurus

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

26 September 1888

04 January 1965

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

American

Libra

Grazia DeleddaGrazia Deledda
(Nobel Laureate in Literature)

27 September 1871

15 August 1936

Nuoro

Italian

Libra

Pearl BuckPearl Buck
(American writer)

26 June 1892

06 March 1973

Hillsboro

American

Cancer

Salvatore Quasimodo Salvatore Quasimodo
(Author & Poet)

20 August 1901

14 June 1968

Modica

Italian

Leo

Ivo AndricIvo Andric
(Novelist)

09 October 1892

13 March 1975

Travnik

Yugoslav

Libra

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

16 October 1888

27 November 1953

New York City, New York, U.S.

American

Libra

Yasunari KawabataYasunari Kawabata
(Novelist)

11 June 1899

16 April 1972

Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Japanese

Gemini

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05 May 1846

15 November 1916

Wola Okrzejska

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25 July 1905

14 August 1994

Ruse

British

Leo

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29 January 1866

30 December 1944

Clamecy

French

Aquarius

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10 December 1891

12 May 1970

Schöneberg

German,Swedish

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04 January 1940

Ganzhou

French

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Shmuel Yosef AgnonShmuel Yosef Agnon
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16 March 1839

07 September 1907

Paris

French

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05 January 1846

14 September 1926

Aurich

German

Capricorn

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

12 January 1896

12 September 1981

Genoa

Italian

Capricorn

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(Poet, Writer)

24 April 1845

29 December 1924

Liestal

Swiss

Taurus

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31 May 1887

20 September 1975

Pointe-à-Pitre

French

Gemini

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13 March 1900

20 September 1971

Urla

Greek

Pisces

Claude SimonClaude Simon
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10 October 1913

06 July 2005

Antananarivo

French

Libra

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06 May 1904

11 February 1978

Blekinge

Swedish

Taurus

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26 September 1888

04 January 1965

St. Louis

British,American

Libra

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