Interesting Facts about Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature was one of the five prizes mentioned in Alfred Nobel’s will, which instructs that his remaining estate should be used for providing prizes to people who confer the greatest benefit on mankind. This international award is one of the most appreciated literary recognitions that authors strive for. Moving away from the initial emphasis on idealism, today the Prize is being awarded both for evidence of consistent idealism and for lasting literary merit.

Throughout the years, the nominations and choices of winners have provided us with some interesting facts and statistical data. In this infographic, you will find information on the age of the winners, their genres, and presence of male vs. female winners. In addition, you will find amusing facts and info about the most famous winners.

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