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Eyvind Johnson

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Eyvind Johnson
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BornOlof Edvin Verner Jonsson
(1900-07-29)29 July 1900
near Boden, Norrbotten, Sweden
Died25 August 1976 (aged 75)
Stockholm, Sweden
NationalitySwedish
Period1924–1976
Notable works
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Literature
1974 (shared with Harry Martinson)
Spouses
Children
Website
www.eyvindjohnson.se

Eyvind Johnson (29 July 1900 – 25 August 1976) was a Swedish novelist and short story writer.[1] He became a member of the Swedish Academy in 1957 and shared the Nobel Prize in Literature with Harry Martinson in 1974 with the citation: for a narrative art, far-seeing in lands and ages, in the service of freedom.

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