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Knut Hamsun
  • Name: Knut Hamsun
  • Born: 08/04/1859
  • Died: 02/19/1952 (92 years old)
  • Occupation: Author, poet, dramatist, social critic

Knut Hamsun (August 4, 1859 ? February 19, 1952) was a Norwegian writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920. Hamsun’s work spans more than 70 years and shows variation with regard to consciousness, subject, perspective and environment. He published more than 20 novels, a collection of poetry, some short stories and plays, a travelogue, works of non-fiction and some essays.

Birth Name: Knud Pedersen

Awards: Nobel Prize in Literature, 1920

Birth Place: Lom, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway

Death Place: Nørholm, Grimstad, Norway

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