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Note: Few women have received the Nobel Prize for Literature: Selma Lagerlöf, Grazia Deledda, Sigrid Undset, Pearl S. Buck, Gabriela Mistral, Nelly Sachs[?], Toni Morrison, Nadine Gordimer, Wislawa Szymborska.

List of winners of the Nobel Prize in literature.

1901 : Sully Prudhomme
1902 : Theodor Mommsen
1903 : Bjřrnstjerne Martinus Bjřrnson
1904 : Frédéric Mistral, José Echegaray y Eizaguirre
1905 : Henryk Sienkiewicz
1906 : Giosue Carducci
1907 : Rudyard Kipling
1908 : Rudolf Christoph Eucken
1909 : Selma Lagerlöf
1910 : Paul Johann Ludwig Heyse
1911 : Count Maurice (Mooris) Polidore Marie Bernhard Maeterlinck
1912 : Gerhart Johann Robert Hauptmann
1913 : Rabindranath Tagore
1915 : Romain Rolland
1916 : Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam
1917 : Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Henrik Pontoppidan[?]
1919 : Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler
1920 : Knut Hamsun
1921 : Anatole France
1922 : Jacinto Benavente[?]
1923 : William Butler Yeats
1924 : Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont
1925 : George Bernard Shaw
1926 : Grazia Deledda
1927 : Henri Bergson
1928 : Sigrid Undset
1929 : Thomas Mann
1930 : Sinclair Lewis
1931 : Erik Axel Karlfeldt
1932 : John Galsworthy
1933 : Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin
1934 : Luigi Pirandello
1936 : Eugene Gladstone O'Neill
1937 : Roger Martin du Gard[?]
1938 : Pearl S. Buck
1939 : Frans Eemil Sillanpää
1944 : Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
1945 : Gabriela Mistral
1946 : Hermann Hesse
1947 : André Paul Guillaume Gide
1948 : Thomas Stearns Eliot
1949 : William Faulkner
1950 : Earl (Bertrand Arthur William) Russell
1951 : Pär Fabian Lagerkvist
1952 : François Mauriac
1953 : Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill
1954 : Ernest Miller Hemingway
1955 : Halldór Kiljan Laxness
1956 : Juan Ramón Jiménez[?]
1957 : Albert Camus
1958 : Boris Pasternak
1959 : Salvatore Quasimodo
1960 : Saint-John Perse[?]
1961 : Ivo Andric
1962 : John Steinbeck
1963 : Giorgos Seferis
1964 : Jean-Paul Sartre (declined the prize)
1965 : Michail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov
1966 : Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Nelly Sachs[?]
1967 : Miguel Angel Asturias[?]
1968 : Yasunari Kawabata[?]
1969 : Samuel Beckett
1970 : Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn
1971 : Pablo Neruda
1972 : Heinrich Böll
1973 : Patrick White
1974 : Eyvind Johnson, Harry Martinson
1975 : Eugenio Montale[?]
1976 : Saul Bellow
1977 : Vicente Aleixandre
1978 : Isaac Bashevis Singer
1979 : Odysseas Elytis
1980 : Czeslaw Milosz
1981 : Elias Canetti
1982 : Gabriel García Márquez
1983 : William Golding
1984 : Jaroslav Seifert
1985 : Claude Simon[?]
1986 : Wole Soyinka
1987 : Joseph Brodsky[?]
1988 : Naguib Mahfouz
1989 : Camilo José Cela[?]
1990 : Octavio Paz
1991 : Nadine Gordimer
1992 : Derek Walcott
1993 : Toni Morrison
1994 : Kenzaburo Oe
1995 : Seamus Heaney
1996 : Wislawa Szymborska
1997 : Dario Fo
1998 : José Saramago
1999 : Günter Grass
2000 : Gao Xingjian
2001 : Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul
2002 : Imre Kertész

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