Famous Nobel Laureates In Literature - List of Famous Nobel Laureates In Literature - page 5

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

Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann was a Nobel Prize winning German novelist, short story writer, and philanthropist

GermanJune 6, 1875140 views

Seamus Heaney

Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney was an Irish poet, playwright and translator

IrishApril 13, 1939289 views

Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett was an Irish playwright, novelist, theatre director and poet

IrishApril 13, 1906245 views

Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda was a Chilean poet, politician and Nobel laureate

ChileanJuly 12, 1904311 views

Naguib Mahfouz

Naguib Mahfouz was an Egyptian novelist and the first Arab writer to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1988

EgyptianDecember 11, 1911131 views

Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre was a great existentialist philosopher of the 20th century

FrenchJune 21, 1905273 views

Luigi Pirandello

Luigi Pirandello was a Nobel Prize winning Italian writer and dramatist

ItalianJune 28, 1867253 views

Joseph Brodsky

Joseph Brodsky was an acclaimed Russian and American essayist and poet

RussianMay 24, 1940144 views

John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck was a celebrated American writer famous for his novel, ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

AmericanFebruary 27, 1902280 views

Octavio Paz

Octavio Paz Lozano was a Nobel Prize winning Mexican poet, essayist and a diplomat

MexicanMarch 31, 1914157 views