Imre Kertész

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Imre Kertész
Imre Kertész
Imre Kertész
Born(1929-11-09)9 November 1929
Budapest, Hungary
Died31 March 2016(2016-03-31) (aged 86)
Budapest, Hungary
Notable worksFatelessness
Kaddish for an Unborn Child
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Literature

Imre Kertész (9 November 1929 – 31 March 2016) was a Hungarian author. He was a Holocaust concentration camp survivor. He wrote his autobiographical roman fatelessness. In 2002, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature, "for writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history".[1] He was born in Budapest, Hungary.

Kertész died in Budapest, Hungary from complications of Parkinson's disease on 31 March 2016, aged 86.

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  1. "The Nobel Prize in Literature 2002 – Imre Kertész". Retrieved 2008-02-09.

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