Per Olov Enquist

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Enquist in 2013

Per Olov Enquist (23 September 1934 – 25 April 2020) was a Swedish author. He worked as a journalist, playwright and novelist. He became well-known around the world with his novel The Visit of the Royal Physician (1999). His awards include Nordic Council Literature Prize (1968), Dobloug Prize (1988), Nelly Sachs Prize (2003) and Swedish Academy Nordic Prize (2010). Some of his works have been translated from Swedish to English by Tiina Nunnally.

Enquist was born in Hjoggböle, a village in present-day Skellefteå Municipality, Västerbotten. He died on 25 April 2020 in Vaxholm of multiple organ failure. He was 85.[1]

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  1. "P O Enquist är död – blev 85 år". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). 26 April 2020. Retrieved 26 April 2020.

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