Famous Nobel Laureates In Literature - List of Famous Nobel Laureates In Literature - page 4

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

Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling was a famous English poet and novelist

BritishDecember 30, 1865114 views

Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing was a British novelist, playwright and short story writer

BritishOctober 22, 1919132 views

Pearl Buck

Pearl Buck was a Nobel Prize winning American writer best known for her novel ‘The Good Earth.’ This biography of Pearl Buck provides detailed information about her childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

AmericanJune 26, 1892123 views

Alice Munro

Alice Munro is a Man Booker International Prize winning writer from Canada

CanadianJuly 10, 1931109 views

Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka is a Nigerian writer, poet and play writer

NigerianJuly 13, 1934205 views

T. S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot, better known as T.S

AmericanSeptember 26, 1888157 views

Gabriela Mistral

Gabriela Mistral was the pseudonym used by Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, a Chilean poet, educator and feminist who became the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1945.

ChileanApril 7, 1889167 views

William Faulkner

William Faulkner was a famous American writer and a Nobel Prize winner

AmericanSeptember 25, 1897123 views

William Golding

Famous for his epic novel ‘Lord of the Flies’, Sir William Golding was an English poet, novelist, playwright and a winner of Nobel Prize and Booker Prize

BritishSeptember 19, 1911132 views

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is a multiple award winning author whose best known works include the novels ‘Beloved’ and ‘The Bluest Eye’

AmericanFebruary 18, 1931132 views