Famous Nobel Laureates In Literature - List of Famous Nobel Laureates In Literature - page 3

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.

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

The Most Famous Nobel Laureates In Literature

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Pablo NerudaJuly 12, 1904ChileanPablo Neruda was a Chilean poet, politician and Nobel laureate
Seamus HeaneyApril 13, 1939IrishNobel Laureate Seamus Heaney was an Irish poet, playwright and translator
Derek WalcottJanuary 23, 1930Saint LucianDerek Walcott is a West Indian poet and playwright, who won the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature
John SteinbeckFebruary 27, 1902AmericanJohn Steinbeck was a celebrated American writer famous for his novel, ‘The Grapes of Wrath’
Boris PasternakFebruary 10, 1890RussianBoris Leonidovich Pasternak was a Russian novelist, poet and translator
Jean-Paul SartreJune 21, 1905FrenchJean-Paul Sartre was a great existentialist philosopher of the 20th century
Luigi PirandelloJune 28, 1867ItalianLuigi Pirandello was a Nobel Prize winning Italian writer and dramatist
Samuel BeckettApril 13, 1906IrishSamuel Beckett was an Irish playwright, novelist, theatre director and poet
Albert CamusNovember 7, 1913Algerian, FrenchAlbert Camus was a French philosopher, author & journalist, who contributed greatly to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism
Wole SoyinkaJuly 13, 1934NigerianWole Soyinka is a Nigerian writer, poet and play writer

Anatole France

Anatole France was a Nobel Prize winning writer and critic of French origin

FrenchApril 16, 1844131 views

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn was a Russian novelist, short-story writer and historian

RussianDecember 11, 191885 views

Czesław Miłosz

Czeslaw Milosz was a prominent Polish-American novelist, translator, essayist and a Nobel laureate

PolishJune 30, 191186 views

Miguel Ãngel Asturias

Miguel Ángel Asturias was a literary figure of Guatemala who was honoured with the ‘Nobel Prize’ for literature

Mario Vargas Llosa

Mario Vargas Llosa is a Peruvian writer and the recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature

PeruvianMarch 28, 193697 views

Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer was a Nobel Laureate in literature known for her work on racial issues

Orhan Pamuk

Orhan Pamuk is a Nobel Prize-winner author

TurkishJune 7, 1952153 views

Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis was the first American writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature

Ivo Andric

Ivo Andric was a short story writer who went on to win the Nobel Prize in Literature

Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore, a great Indian poet and writer, is one of the most revered literary figures in India

IndianMay 7, 186198 views